IFWG titles shortlisted in the Shadow Awards 2021

Great to see some IFWG creativity appear in the short list for the Shadows Awards 2021. – I’m looking right at you, HP Lovecraft (Jack Dann, Non-Fiction – Published in Cthulhu Deep Down Under Volume 3) – Spawn: Weird Horror Tales About Pregnancy, Birth and Babies (Ed Deborah Sheldon, Edited Works) – Tool Tales (Kaaron…

New Release: The Paradox War by Ian C Douglas (final in the Zeke Hailey Series)

IFWG Australia is pleased to announce its release of Ian C Douglas’ final book in his Zeke Hailey middle grade science fiction series, The Paradox War. “Yet another of our series has reached its conclusion,” said Gerry Huntman, Managing Director of IFWG, “and yet again there’s mixed emotions involved. Another imaginative, riveting young teen novel…

Announcement by IFWG Publishing

STATEMENT RELEASE DATE: 6 March 2022 My name is Gerry Huntman and I’m the Managing Director of SQ Mag Pty Ltd, a book publishing company that trades as IFWG Publishing Australia and IFWG Publishing International. We often refer to ourselves as simply ‘IFWG’ or ‘IFWG Publishing’. IFWG has exciting news to share with you, that…

New Release: Liminal Spaces by Deborah Sheldon

IFWG Australia is very pleased to announce its release of Deborah Sheldon’s third collection of horror fiction, Liminal Spaces: Horror Stories. “Sheldon’s fiction continues to wow us in IFWG,” said Gerry Huntman, Managing Director, “and we are proud to have a catalogue that effectively covers her horror writing career. Liminal Spaces: Horror Stories certainly sits…

New Release: The Carbonite’s Daughter by Deryn Pittar

IFWG are very pleased to announce the release of New Zealand author, Deryn Pittar’s young adult dystopian novel, The Carbonite’s Daughter. We are also over the moon with the wonderful artwork by Anthony Christou, and the cover design by Greg Chapman. Deryn and her novel has a very close tie to IFWG, as, for a…

New Acquisition: Songs From a White Heart by Jack Dann

IFWG’s Chapbook series is an avenue for the publishing house to present material that is underrepresented in the broadest sense of the word – and poetry is an example. We are extremely pleased to have acquired the rights to Jack Dann’s poetry collection, Songs From a White Heart, and look forward to its release in…

Cover Reveal: Following the Braid by Cary J Lenehan

IFWG Publishing is very pleased to reveal the cover for Cary J Lenehan’s sixth instalment in his epic 8-part fantasy Warriors of Vhast series, Following the Braid. Artwork and design by UK-based Catherine Archer-Wills – we think this is one of her best. “Again we have chosen a non-combative scene for the cover,” said Gerry…

Cover Reveal: Cut to Care: A Collection of Little Hurts by Aaron Dries

IFWG is very pleased to reveal the cover of Aaron Dries’ upcoming horror collection, Cut to Care: A Collection of Little Hurts. The artwork and design is by the very skilled and talented Don Noble, from Rooster Republic Press. An agency that sends social workers into the homes of grieving families to impersonate dead loved…

IFWG’s Spanish Language Line of Titles

A statement by Gerry Huntman, Managing Director of SQ Mag Pty Ltd, trading as IFWG Publishing Australia, IFWG Publishing International, and IPI Comics. When IFWG was first conceptualised and built into a publishing house, it was assumed that it would exclusively cater for English speaking readers. To be honest, it wasn’t even a topic to…

Translation Acquisition: Dawn of the Zombie Apocalypse (Spanish) by Lee Murray

IFWG’s long-planned move to publish Spanish-language titles will come to fruition this year, bolstered by a strong Spanish-language distribution wing of our North American distributor (IPG) as well as some distribution penetration into the marketplace in Spain via Gazelle. David Bowles’ El espejo humeante (translation of The Smoking Mirror) has already been announced and it…

New Acquisition: The Horror by Seb Doubinsky

IFWG prides itself with its Chapbook series, releasing once or twice a year a short title with something special between their covers: underepresented work, such as poetry, microprose, hybrid narrative/poetry with illustrations, and other experimental pieces. It is therefore with much delight that we can announce the acquisition of Seb Doubinsky’s dark novella, The Horror,…

New Acquisition: Three Curses and Other Dark Tales by Leanbh Pearson

IFWG is very pleased to announce the acquisition of a collection of short fiction by Leanbh Pearson titled Three Curses and Other Dark Tales. “We have had a long standing admiration of Pearson’s work, both as a writer and an active member of the speculative fiction scene in Australia,” said Gerry Huntman, Managing Director of…

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…

New Acquisition: The Ferren Trilogy by Richard Harland

IFWG Publishing is delighted to have acquired the rights to publish best-selling author, Richard Harland’s Ferren Trilogy. The trilogy received critical acclaim well over ten years ago, with literary luminaries such as Isobel Carmody calling the first book, Ferren and the Angel, a “…rare thing, a profoundly original fantasy that is at the same time,…