Video: Official Launch of Barbara Howe’s The Forge

IFWG is pleased to have hosted a livestream event on Facebook of Barbara Howe’s official launch of The Forge, the fifth and last book in her Reforging series. In other words, this wasn’t just a launch – it was also a celebration of a multi-year project to get the series out. Watch the recording and…

IFWG at Gold Coast Supanova

It’s been a long time, but finally, last weekend, there was a full-blown pop culture convention in the Gold Coast, IFWG’s (now) home city. While it may not have been as big as the usual gig at the Gold Coast, we believe that the turnout was still well above expectations. It was fun. IFWG has…

IFWG at Gold Coast Supanova

IFWG Publishing is very pleased to be guests at Gold Coast Supanova, including Gerry Huntman (Managing Director), Christopher Sequeira (Chief Editor), Helen Stubbs and Kat Pekin (author contributors to our upcoming Spawn anthology), and Venero Armanno (author of the recently released dark fiction novel, The Crying Forest). We will be exclusively selling a limited number…

New Release: Remains by Andrew Cull

It is with pride that we announce the release of Andrew Cull‘s chilling horror novel, Remains. It will be released in North America on 16th September 2019. The absolutely wonderful artwork and design is by our welcome regular, Luke Spooner. “Cull’s novel is already becoming a hit with reviewers,” said IFWG Managing Director, Gerry Huntman, “which…

New Release: The Blacksmith by Barbara Howe

IFWG is pleased to announce the non-North American release of The Blacksmith by New Zealand author, Barbara Howe.  The wonderful cover art is by Catherine Archer-Wills. The North American release will occur on 23rd September 2019. “This is the third of the Reforging series by Howe,” said Gerry Huntman, Managing Director of IFWG, “and it…

Week of Awards

IFWG aims to publish, above all other traits, quality books. While we don’t obsessively seek awards and shortlisting in awards, garnering them is a type of validation that we are heading in the right direction. We attended GeyserCon (Rotorua NZ) last week (31 May to 2 June 2019) and just flitted through Continuum 15 (Melbourne,…

Double Book Launch

Last night (15 February 2018) IFWG held a double book launch at Readings Hawthorn – a wonderful event. We launched our first two books for 2018 – Steven Paulsen’s anthology, Shadows on the Wall, and Jason Frank’s novel, Faerie Apocalypse. Jack Dann kindly (and entertainingly) MC’d the event, and the Readings’ crew did a wonderful…

Cthulhu Deep Down Under Vol 1 Launch

On the evening of the 1st February 2018 IFWG had a great launch of Cthulhu Deep Down Under Volume 1, with a strong attendance, many of whom are notable in the spec-fic community in Melbourne and surrounds. It was held in the spacious and atmospheric Readings St Kilda, where the staff were very helpful. Gerry…

New Release: The Locksmith by Barbara Howe

As foreshadowed in recent posts, IFWG Publishing is pleased to announce the release tomorrow of our third New Zealand title, the young adult fantasy novel, The Locksmith, by Barbara Howe. This is the first in a  five part series, ‘Reforging’, and for those of you who will read Book 1, you will definitely be impatient for future instalments….

News: The Rejects by Ali Foster

Ali Foster’s The Rejects (Book 1 of the Ginomees Trilogy) has been published and will be released for sale on 1 May 2017 through all good online print and ebook stores, worldwide. Additionally, IFWG Publishing is finalising a printing deal in New Zealand so that print copies can be distributed locally without prohibitive overseas printing/shipping/import taxes overheads. The…

News: Cary Lenehan at AICon in Hobart, Tasmania

5-6 March saw the annual Tasmanian event of AICon in Hobart. It was a fun, largely anime-oriented event with lots of cosplay. Cary Lenehan went along to promote the second book of the Warriors of Vhast series, ‘Engaging Evil’. Within a few minutes of the doors opening 3 books had been sold to people who…

Event: Triple Header Children’s Book Launch

We are very happy to announce that three of our most recent titles, all children/young teen books, will have their formal book launch together at the marvellous Harry Hartog Bookstore in Westfield Woden, ACT, on 13 February 2016. It will be held from 1.30pm to 3.00pm and we hope that plenty of book-reading families take…

News: Successful Official Hobart Launch of Intimations of Evil

The official Hobart launch of Cary J. Lenehan’s epic fantasy novel, Intimations of Evil, was held on Thursday evening 2 December 2015 with a great turnout at  Amor Bar on Elizabeth Street. It would be easier for Cary to recount the event: During the afternoon our house began to resemble a CWA kitchen as four trays of quartered sandwiches…

News: Successful Official Release of Brave’s Journey by Jan Goldie

With over 200 people celebrating the launch of the new IFWG fantasy adventure Brave’s Journey, it’s safe to say New Zealanders are fans of a good read. Held alongside a children’s art exhibition focused on the themes within the book, the launch was overrun with enthusiastic kids ready to show off their artwork and talk…

News: Successful Official Sydney Launch of Peripheral Visions

Sydney’s official launch of Robert Hood’s definitive ghost collection, Peripheral Visions, was held on Thursday evening 16 July 2015 with a great turnout at Kinokuniya Bookshop on George Street. It was slickly supported by the excellent staff and owner of the bookshop, nibbles and drinks abounded, and Garth Nix did a fantastic job introducing Robert…

Robert Hood To Sign Peripheral Visions In Sydney

Multi-award winning writer Robert Hood will sign his definitive collection at leading Sydney bookstore, Kinokuniya. PERIPHERAL VISIONS is a unique reference collection that includes all of Robert Hood’s 44 ghost stories to date, three of them especially written for this volume. Kinokuniya (Level 2, The Galeries, 500 George Street, Sydney NSW 2000) will host the…