Jacana Media

Jacana Media is an African publisher specialising in a range of different books - fiction, non-fiction, travel, natural history, current affairs, maps, cookbooks, lifestyle, art and educational and custom publishing.

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Birding in South Africa’s National Parks – the first book dedicated to birding in South African parks

Of the 700 regularly seen terrestrial species in South Africa, at least 640 can be found in the 19 national parks, with 13 of the 15 species endemic to South Africa and another 19 of the 20 species endemic to South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland.

Find out how Mpho Dagada became a millionaire at 21: Meet Mr Bitcoin at Bridge Books Maboneng

Mpho Dagada mastered the Bitcoin marketplace to become a millionaire at age 21. In his new book, Mr Bitcoin, he explains the secrets to his success.

Don’t miss a book discussion of Christy Chilimigras’s shockingly brilliant debut memoir Things Even Gonzalez Can’t Fix

Join Christy Chilimigras as she discusses her new book, Things Even Gonzalez Can’t Fix, which talks about her childhood with addict parents.

Don’t miss the Cape Town launch of This Is How It Is: True Stories from South Africa

The Life Righting Collective and Jacana Media invite you to the launch of This Is How It Is: True Stories from South Africa.

Join Clive Barker for the Durban launch of Coach: The Life and Soccer Times of Clive Barker

Don’t miss the Durban launch of Clive Barker’s biography, Coach: The Life and Soccer Times of Clive Barker by Michael Marnewick.

Former Bafana Bafana coach Clive ‘The Dog’ Barker launches his biography

Former Bafana Bafana coach Clive ‘The Dog’ Barker has released a biography, Coach: The Life and Soccer Times of Clive Barker.

Jacana Media acquires Southern African rights for Panashe Chigumadzi’s new book, These Bones Will Rise Again

Jacana Media has announced a southern African rights agreement with Panashe Chigumadzi for her new book, These Bones Will Rise Again.

Read an excerpt from Born to Kwaito – ‘Yizo Yizo: The Poetry of Dysfunction’ by Sihle Mthembu

‘Ronnie Nyakale virtually strangled Teboho when he auditioned for the part of Papa Action.’

Born to Kwaito book launch a roaring success

Born to Kwaito: Reflections on the Kwaito Generation, a new BlackBird Books publication by Esinako Ndabeni and Sihle Mthembu, was launched at the SABC in Auckland Park on Thursday, 5 July 2018.

‘There’s no doubt’ – Liza Smit believes the National Party was involved in her parents’ murders

Liza Smit says she has no doubt that the murders were politically motivated, and executed through the National Party.

Why write? Why publish? Why read? Find out at the launch of This Is How It Is: True Stories from South Africa

The Life Righting Collective and Love Books invite you to the launch of This Is How It Is: True Stories from South Africa.

World rights sold for CM Elliott’s Sibanda series of Zimbabwean crime novels

Jacana Media is thrilled to announce that world rights have been sold for CM Elliott’s Zimbabwean crime novels, the Sibanda series.

Book giveaway! Jacana Media is giving away copies of Nthikeng Mohlele’s Rusty Bell and Small Things

Jacana Media is giving away copies of the new editions of Nthikeng Mohlele’s books Rusty Bell and Small Things!

Capturing South Africa’s golden period of international football – Coach: The Life and Soccer Times of Clive Barker

Coach is an important record of South Africa’s football history, capturing the social and political upheaval in the country during the dark days of apartheid and leading into South Africa’s golden period of international football.

Pitch your book and convince Jacana Media it needs to be published!

Jacana Media is once again offering aspiring writers a once-a-year opportunity to pitch their books in person at a From Pitch to Publication session.

Jacana Media announces new Modern Classics series with How We Buried Puso by Morabo Morojele

Jacana Media has launched a new Modern Classics series, kicking off with How We Buried Puso by Morabo Morojele, to be published in June 2018.

Don’t miss the Joburg launch of Born to Kwaito: Reflections on the Kwaito Generation

Save the date for the launch of Born to Kwaito, a new BlackBird Books publication by Esinako Ndabeni and Sihle Mthembu.

Gerald Kraak Award and Anthology closing date extended to 31 August 2018

The Jacana Literary Foundation has extended the deadline for the Gerald Kraak Award and Anthology, which honours African writing and photography that ‘provokes thought on the topics of gender, social justice and sexuality’.

Join Clive Barker for the launch of his biography Coach!

Save the date for the launch of Clive Barker’s biography, Coach: The Life and Soccer Times of Clive Barker by Michael Marnewick.

Don’t miss the launch of The Broken River Tent by Mphuthumi Ntabeni at David Krut Bookstore

Join Mphuthumi Ntabeni for the launch of his debut novel The Broken River Tent.