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Submitting your manuscript to Finch

You will find guidelines for submitting your manuscript to Finch Publishing here. ...Read More

International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs reviews Still a Pygmy

Anthropologist Diane Vinding has reviewed Still a Pygmy for IWIGIA. She concludes: While Still a Pygmy is commendable for describing an extraordinary life trajectory, one of its most fascinating aspect is to show how Isaac—much like his ancestors who knew how to find their way in the dense rain forest ...Read More


Staff Pick: Book of He

What a pleasure it was to work on this book with Peter! I must have seen each cartoon at least 30 times and I still laugh every single time. Wry and sophisticated, with a touch of melancholy, this collection of cartoons is really an excuse to have a good laugh ...Read More

Staff pick: Becoming a Mother

Becoming a Mother: A journey of uncertainty, transformation and falling in love by Leisa Stathis I was very moved by Leisa's approach in this book – a deeply compassionate view of how women experience early motherhood. Some of the stories were powerful for me, particularly the one where she witnessed ...Read More


Breastfeeding AND bottle-feeding NOT either/or

Penny Johnstone of ABC Baby Talk describes bottle-feeding as one of the seven pillars of mother-guilt. In this podcast she has a lively discussion with journalist Madeleine Morris about the pros and cons of breastfeeding and bottle-feeding. As a younger woman, Madeleine had a breast-reduction operation. None of the health ...Read More

We’re not in Berlin anymore, Toto

I've been back in Australia for nearly six months after living for ten years in Germany. My trip overseas was a unique experience, and I wouldn't swap those years for anything, even though they didn't quite turn out as expected. One of the reasons for that was that I spent ...Read More