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WELCOME

At Hibiscus Three, we are enthusiastic about supporting all Papua New Guinean writers create and develop their idea from words into a published book.

We are a small, independent publisher with social impact at the heart of our vision.  From individual consultation to book project management and marketing, our services aim to make the publishing process a positive and rewarding experience for all writers. 

We look forward to hearing from you!

 

ACQUISTION & UPCOMING RELEASE

World Beyond: An Anthology of Papua New Guinean Speculative Fiction

Edited and Compiled by Dr Kirsten McGavin PhD

 Hibiscus Three Anthology Series Volume 1

Available now in the Hibiscus Three Shop online

Hibiscus Three Novel 2023

( a special category of the Hibiscus Three Publishing Award initiative)

Applicant enquiries have now closed.

Award Recipient will be announced in January 2023

 

OUR LATEST NEWS

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IT'S PUBLICATION DAY
FOR
WORLD BEYOND: AN ANTHOLOGY OF PAPUA NEW GUINEAN SPECULATIVE FICTION

4 May 2022

Hibiscus Three is delighted to announce the release of World Beyond: An Anthology of Papua New Guinean Speculative Fiction compiled and edited  by Dr Kirsten McGavin.

Featuring writing by:

 Vanessa Gordon

Marie Kima

Ruth-Ann Kwimberi

Kirsten McGavin

Augustine Minimbi

Jeremy Hau'ofa Mogi

Deborah Salle

Martha Schulze 

Roberta Tonar

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#WORLDBEYONDPNG PROJECT
CREATOR & EDITOR DR KIRSTEN MCGAVIN
RELEASES SPECIAL POSTCARD TO CELEBRATE
ANTHOLOGY LAUNCH

4 May 2022

Publication Day just got super cool with Project Creator and Editor, Dr Kirsten McGavin, releasing a social Postcard (or bookmark :) ) gift to celebrate today's launch of World Beyond: An Anthology of Papua New Guinean Speculative Fiction. 

" Postcard image shows Tawine Iles-Vauk, captain of the space-going vessel Maningulai - from my short story The Other Side of DeBarge, featured in World Beyond."- Dr Kirsten McGavin 

For more information about the Postcard image, visit Instagram page @kirsten.mcgavin 

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HIBISCUS THREE NOVEL 2023

13 April 2022

In case you missed the announcement on our Instagram page, Hibiscus Three has introduced a special category, Novel 

to the Hibiscus Three Publishing Award initiative for Papua New Guinean Women Writers.

The inaugural #HibiscusThreeNovel is set to be awarded in 2023.

Applicant enquiries have now closed. 


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HIBISCUS THREE #IWD2022 ESSENTIALS CASE BY KALAPUA

27 February 2022

We've teamed up (again!) with our good friends at Kalapua to add another gorgeous and practical Essentials Case, custom-made to fit Hibiscus Three paperback titles. Purchased as a set (Essentials Case + 1 book ) or separately, you'll be set to celebrate Papua New Guinean women Authors on #IWD2022.

 

HIBISCUS THREE PUBLISHING AWARD

 est. 2020

 An annual award to celebrate International Women's Day by providing an opportunity for one Papua New Guinean woman to publish their manuscript with Hibiscus Three.

 
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2020

Listen by Thyatira Kaupa

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2021

Memoir of a Wounded Warrior by Vinzealhar Nen

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2022

She Bleeds Words by Mary Terriette Aseari

HIBISCUS THREE AUTHORS

Hibiscus Three is honoured to work alongside Papua New Guinean writers published under our label. We are committed to encouraging and promoting our Authors' creative work throughout PNG, and globally.

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THYATIRA KAUPA

Poetry

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ANDREW KULINIASI

Stage Play

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MARY TERRIETTE ASEARI

Poetry

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VINZEALHAR NEN

Poetry & Short Story

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DR KIRSTEN MCGAVIN


Anthology (Short Story) featuring writing by:

Ruth-Ann Kwimberi

Augustine Minimbi

Vanessa Gordon

Marie Kima

Kirsten McGavin

Jeremy Hau'ofa Mogi

Roberta Tonar

Deborah Salle

Martha Schulze

 
 

"Society is changing. If you have seen changes, you also should write them down like this so your countrymen and women who come after you can read them and appreciate what you have experienced" -

My Mother Calls Me Yaltep

Ignatius Kilage