NSW Launch of Crying in the Car to Coincide with the National Young Writers Festival

Crying in the CarThere’s some exciting news – publisher and author Karen Andrews will be a guest of the National Young Writers Festival next month and will also be hosting the NSW launch of Crying in the Car while in Newcastle.

If you are in the area on Wednesday 2nd October at 6pm at Maclean’s Booksellers, 69 Beaumont St  Hamilton, then do pop by for a chat, drinks and nibbles!

There’s an event page created by the wonderful Maclean’s Bookshop, where it will be held, if you need more information.

Hope to see you there!


Special Signed Copies of Surprise! Available

To celebrate the upcoming 5th anniversary of Surprise! we have available limited numbers of Surprise! available that have been specially signed by both Karen Andrews and Kim Fleming. All with free postage. Make sure you grab your copy before they’re all gone!

Crying in the Car reviewed in Mother and Baby magazine

February/March 2013 edition.


Book Launch Details for Crying in the Car

Bookseller+Publisher review for Crying in the Car: Reflections on Life and Motherhood

The first review for Crying in the Car: Reflections on Life and Motherhood is in – and it’s a good one!

See for yourself! (Reproduced with permission)

An extract:

“Andrews’ passion for her craft is evident, as is her intuition as a writer and observation of sentiment and detail … Enjoyable and at times thought-provoking.”

Pre-ordering is available for individuals until the 26th November with NO POSTAGE charged. Fill in this form if interested. Retailers are encouraged to contact our distributors Dennis Jones & Associates.

Crying in the Car: Reflections on Life and Motherhood by Karen Andrews

It’s with great pleasure that we’ve announced our next title, Crying in the Car: Reflections on Life and Motherhood by Karen Andrews. Things are well underway behind-the-scenes! Stay tuned for more information.

Crying in the Car: Reflections on Life and Motherhood
RRP $19.95

Available: November 26th 2012.

New Project Announced!

Submissions are now open for Miscellaneous Press’ latest project: An Equal Task: Celebrating Australian Women’s Writing. Further details are here.


New Website Design Unveiled

Just a quick note to officially usher in the new-looking Miscellaneous Press website, courtesy of the talents of Jarod and Liz Productions. Thanks to you both, it looks fantastic.

Yes, things have been quiet in the neighbourhood, but smoke will be rising from the chimney again soon. Stay tuned.

New Voices Festival 2010 + Miscellaneous Voices, Saturday 31st July

The 2010 New Voices Festival program is now available.

It’s exciting to add that Miscellaneous Voices is part of the timetable. James Bradley will be the keynote speaker, then he, Penni, Damon and I (Karen) will be in discussion about matters relating to the writing (and reading) that is to be found online. The rest of the day is also full of fantastic talent, so do come along. It will be great.

New Voices is on Saturday 31st July at St Margarets Hall, Pitt St, Eltham.

Miscellaneous Voices #1 gets a four-star review by Bookseller and Publisher

The first review for MV#1 is in – and it’s a good one. Read here and see! (Reproduced with permission from the forthcoming April edition of B+P)