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 Release: The Forge by Barbara Howe

Today is the book-birthday, world-wide, of Barbara Howe’s concluding novel in her Reforging Series, The Forge. While ecstatic at the release of another wonderful young adult fantasy novel by Barbara Howe, and the continuation of her storyline in the Reforging series, it is also a sad occasion for us, as it is the conclusion and…

Cover Reveal: The Carbonite’s Daughter by Deryn Pittar

IFWG is very happy with the cover of The Carbonite’s Daughter, the YA Post Apocalyptic novel by New Zealand author Deryn Pittar. This novel is based on a short story (by the same name) that won the Story Quest Contest in 2014. Artwork is by the very talented Anthony Christou, and font work and design…

New Release: Dispossessed by Piper Mejia

IFWG is very proud to announce the release in Australia, New Zealand, Europe and UK, Piper Mejia’s young adult urban fantasy, Dispossessed. Top genre New Zealand author, Lee Murray, says of Mejia’s work: “In this vivid and confronting YA thriller, Mejia reminds us that true monsters might be closer than we think. For anyone who…

Preorder Offer: Dispossessed by Piper Mejia

IFWG is pleased to offer preorders for Piper Mejia’s wonderful young adult fiction novel, Dispossessed. Nobody likes you when you’re the ugly new kid. A hoodie and a new foster home won’t hide the creeping dread that you are dangerous. So, when you’re offered the chance to meet a grandfather you never knew, you jump…

Book Deal: The Carbonite’s Daughter by Deryn Pittar

IFWG is very happy to announce the acquisition to the rights of New Zealand author, Deryn Pittar’s science fiction/post-apocalyptic novel, The Carbonite’s Daughter. “IFWG had the pleasure of publishing a short story version of the story by Pittar in SQ Mag some years ago,” said Gerry Huntman, Managing Director of IFWG, “and yes, there is…

Consider our New Zealand authored titles for your Christmas List

IFWG has recently taken stock of our titles that are authored by New Zealanders, and we were gobsmacked by the number. Take a look – what talent and what a range of genres and reader age groups! Consider the following: Barbara Howe’s Reforging series: The Locksmith, Engine of Lies, and The Blacksmith (with more to…

New Release: The Cave at the End of the Universe by Ali Foster

It is with great pleasure that we can announce the release of the third and final instalment of Ali Foster‘s children’s Ginomees Trilogy, The Cave at the End of the Universe. “It has been a pleasure to work with Ali on this series, and marrying her wonderful sketches with her fantastical writing,” said Gerry Huntman,…

Kura Carpenter: Sir Julius Vogel Award

IFWG is very pleased to announce that Kura Carpenter has won the Best New Talent category in the 2019 Sir Julius Vogel Awards, in New Zealand. It is in response to her novel, The Kingfisher’s Debt: The award came with a commentary: The Kingfisher’s Debt is Kura Carpenter’s debut novel and very cleverly set in…

New Release: Cthulhu: Land of the Long White Cloud

It is with great pride that IFWG announces the release of Cthulhu: Land of the Long White Cloud, a Lovecraftian anthology of short fiction by New Zealand authors. “IFWG Publishing Australia has published two Australian volumes in the Cthulhu Deep Down Under series, with a third coming in 2019,” stated Gerry Huntman, Managing Director of…

Preorder Offer: The Kingfisher’s Debt

IFWG is offering preorders of Kura Carpenter‘s urban fantasy novel, The Kingfisher’s Debt, set in New Zealand. The title will be on sale in Australia, UK and New Zealand on 28 September 2018, and is available for preorder until the 10th August 2018. Those who preorder will receive their copy on or just before the…

New Release: Books 1 and 2 of the Drakeforth Series

It is with pleasure that we can can announce the release of the first two volumes of New Zealand author Paul Mannering’s Drakeforth series, Engines of Empathy, and Pisces of Fate. These two fantasy books were out of print and we are pleased to have acquired rights, and in November 2018 we will release the…

News: Printer Partnership in New Zealand

After some time, including negotiation, IFWG Publishing Australia is very pleased to announce forming a partnership with a New Zealand printer: Print House Ltd, based in Hamilton. We have had a long association with excellent writers and editors in New Zealand, and have already published work by New Zealanders Jan Goldie (author) and Frances Hutt (artist/illustrator)…