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.
Barry Gilder’s novel The List has been optioned for development as a feature film series or television series by Known Associates Entertainment.
Share your fondest memory of your father and you could win a book hamper from Jacana Media!
Yusuf Daniels’s new book Living Coloured – a glimpse into the joy and often harsh reality of growing up on the Cape Flats
Living Coloured (Because Black & White Were Already Taken) by Yusuf Daniels is a special kind of memoir that utilises short stories to weave together both a culturally insightful and an achingly nostalgic glimpse into a childhood on the Cape Flats.
Don’t miss a #FeesMustFall panel discussion with Adam Habib, Wandile Ngcaweni and Sarah Mokwebo at the Nelson Mandela Foundation
Adam Habib, Wandile Ngcaweni and Sarah Mokwebo will take part in a panel discussion entitled ‘Narratives of Change: Reflecting on Movements in South Africa’.
Jacana Media and Exclusive Books Cavendish invite you to the launch of The 30-year Safari: A Celebration of Getaway Photography edited by Justin Fox.
Jacana Media and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of Undercover with Mandela’s Spies by Bradley D Steyn and Mark Fine.
Join award-winning writer Helena Kriel for the launch of her memoir The Year of Facing Fire at Love Books
Love Books and MFBooks Joburg invite you to the launch of The Year of Facing Fire by award-winning writer Helena Kriel.
As You Like It, anthology featuring African LGBTQI+ voices and allies, wins international Lambda Literary Award
Jacana Media and the Other Foundation are thrilled to announce that the Gerald Kraak Anthology As You Like It has won the 2019 Lambda Literary Award for LGBTQ Anthology – Fiction.
Some of the most iconic images of Africa from the past three decades – The 30-year Safari: A Celebration of Getaway Photography
‘Getaway Magazine has published some of the most iconic images of Africa in the past three decades and this book is a celebration of the best of them.’ – Justin Fox, Getaway editor.
Jacana Media and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of Undercover with Mandela’s Spies: The Story of The Boy Who Crossed the Square by Bradley D Steyn and Mark Fine.
Township Girls: The Cross-Over Generation – 30 women share their memories of growing up in pre- and post-independence Zimbabwe
Township Girls: The Cross-Over Generation is a collection of stories by 30 Southern African women relating their experiences of growing up in the turbulent transition years just prior to and post independence in Zimbabwe in 1980.
The Year of Facing Fire, a family memoir by award-winning writer Helena Kriel, is out in June 2019 from Jacana Media and MFBooks Joburg.
OluTimehin Adegbeye has won the R25,000 Gerald Kraak Prize, which honours African writing and photography that ‘provokes thought on the topics of gender, social justice and sexuality’.
Good news for aspiring writers: The Dinaane Debut Fiction Award has extended its submissions period until 30 June 2019.
Read an excerpt from Bradley Steyn’s new book Undercover with Mandela’s Spies – an astonishing true-life thriller that reveals for the first time the dirty secrets of a dirty war
Jacana Media has shared an excerpt from Undercover with Mandela’s Spies: The Story of The Boy Who Crossed the Square by Bradley D …
Save the date: Cape Town, Joburg and Pretoria launches of Bradley Steyn’s astonishing true-life thriller Undercover with Mandela’s Spies
Come join us for an evening with Bradley Steyn, the author of the astonishing true life thriller Undercover With Mandela Spies.
Presenting The Mourning Bird, the unflinching and assured debut novel by Zambian writer Mubanga Kalimamukwento
The Mourning Bird – Winner of the Dinaane Debut Fiction Award 2019
BlackBird Books and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of Vagabond by Lerato Mogoatlhe.
Harris Dousemetzis, author of The Man Who Killed Apartheid, will be in conversation with Marianne Thamm at The Book Lounge (21 May)
Jacana Media and The Book Lounge invite you to an evening with Harris Dousemetzis, author of The Man Who Killed Apartheid: The Life of Dimitri Tsafendas.
Life is Like a Kudu Horn – Margaret Jacobsohn’s conservation memoir is filled with insight and anecdotes from start to finish
Life Is Like a Kudu Horn is a book that will make you reflect and deliberate.