Welcome to Convict Women's Press Inc.


Publishers of fine books on the lives of convict women transported to colonial Australia


We are a not-for-profit publishing company dedicated to publishing history books about nineteenth century female convicts transported from Britain to colonial Australia.

Our award-winning authors and editors bring the experiences of convict women and their families to life through meticulous archival research. Many of our writers are members of the Female Convicts Research Centre Inc., a Tasmanian-based global research organisation made up of thousands of family historians and researchers.

Convict Women’s Press Inc.’s list of editors and authors includes award-winning historians and writers, professional and amateur historians, academics and history buffs. Our books are designed and published in Tasmania and some are available as e-books.

We ship our books around the world.







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Latest Publication


Convict Women's Press:


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Convict Lives at the Cascades Female Factory (Volume 2)

The second volume to tell the dramatic stories of some of the female convicts who passed through the Cascades Female Factory

Launched 22nd April 2018.