In The Spotlight

Robbie Deans Tour

Robbie Deans had a whirlwind tour around New Zealand in an exciting 6-day book launch for his new biography Robbie Deans: Red, Black & Gold.

Winner of the Buzzy Bee Gift Basket

Upstart Press had a very successful appearance at the 2014 Baby Show in Auckland recently, where we featured Buzzy Bee books. Below, little Isaiah Luther, of Hobsonville, with the Buzzy Bee Gift Basket his dad won him in our ra...

Upstart at the Baby Show

Upstart Press showed at the Baby Show 2014, the weekend of August 22nd at the ASB Showgrounds. We had a  colouring competition for children, as part of our Buzzy Bee promotion for the show. The best entries are now up below....

Upstart Announces New Novel from Author Greg McGee

Upstart Press is proud to announce that they have acquired the next novel by award-winning writer Greg McGee, a larger-than-life story, spanning over 60 years and set in both Italy and New Zealand.


Michael Cooper

Michael Cooper is New Zealand’s most acclaimed wine writer, with 38 books and several major literary awards to his credit, including the Montana Medal for the supreme work of non-fiction at the 2003 Montana New Zealand Book A...

New Tito Ihaka Novel Announced!

The forthcoming publication of Ngaio Marsh Award winner Paul Thomas' new novel, Fallout.