The Convict Women's Press Inc. is a Tasmanian-based not-for-profit publishing company formed in 2010. It publishes books about female convicts transported to colonial Australia.

 

Current members of the Committee of Management are:

  • President:  Alison Alexander
  • Vice President: Colette McAlpine
  • Secretary:Marie di Benedetto
  • Treasurer: Ros Escott
  • Website & IT Manager: Elaine Crawford
  • Publications Manager: Gillian Ward
  • Marketing Manager: Lynette Horton
  • Book Distribution Manager: Leonie Mickleborough
  • Events Coordinator
  • Public Officer: Ros Escott

Convict Women's Press can be contacted via our contact page

 

Postal Address:

PO Box 550

South Hobart  TAS  7004

Australia

 

 

Publications

Publications to date:

 

Repression, Reform and Resilience: a history of the Cascades Female Factory

Edited by Alison Alexander.

1st edition (paperback with colour plates) published by Convict Women's Press in October 2016.

 

From the Edges of Empire: Convict Women from Beyond the British Isles.

Edited by Lucy Frost and Colette McAlpine

1st edition (paperback) published by Convict Women's Press in October 2015.

 

Convict Lives at the George Town Female Factory, edited by Alison Alexander

1st edition (paperback)  published by Convict Women's Press in August 2014

1st edition (eBook) published by Convict Women's Press in November 2014

 

Convict Lives at the Launceston Female Factory, edited by Lucy Frost and Meredith Hodgson

1st edition (paperback)  published by Convict Women's Press in February 2013

1st edition (eBook) published by Convict Women's Press in February 2013

 

Convict Lives at the Ross Female Factory, edited by Lucy Frost

1st edition (paperback) published by Convict Women's Press in 2011

1st edition (eBook) published by Convict Women's Press in 2012

 

Convict Lives: Women at Cascades Female Factory

1st edition (paperback) published by Research Tasmania in 2009

2nd edition (paperback) published by Convict Women's Press in 2012

2nd edition (eBook) published by Convict Women's Press in 2012

 

 

 

 

Membership

You can become a member of the Convict Women's Press Inc. The annual subscription fee is $10. If you wish to become a member, please contact us through the Contact Page

 

 

Latest Publication from CWP

 

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