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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Letshego Zulu chats about her tragic and inspiring memoir I Choose To Live: Life After Losing Gugu

Letshego Zulu chatted to Polity SA recently about her new book, I Choose to Live: Life After Losing Gugu.

Don’t miss the launch of Of Hominins, Hunter-Gatherers and Heroes: Searching for 20 Amazing Places in South Africa (2 Oct)

Jacana Media, Amanda Martin and Steve Dewsberry invite you to the launch of Of Hominins, Hunter-Gatherers and Heroes: Searching for 20 Amazing Places in South Africa.

Don’t miss the launch of The Educated Waiter: Memoir of an African Immigrant by Tafadzwa Z Taruvinga at Exclusive Books Rosebank

MFBooks Joburg and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of the witty and poignant new book The Educated Waiter: Memoir of an African Immigrant by Tafadzwa Z Taruvinga.

Winners announced for BlackBird Books Writer’s Residency for young African womxn

BlackBird Books has announced the two writers who have won places on it’s new writer’s residency.

Don’t miss the Jacana Media book sale – 6,000 books at discounted prices (25 Sep to 31 Oct)

Join Jacana Media for a glass of wine at their massive book sale!

These stories will excite, entertain and enthral you – Of Hominins, Hunter-Gatherers and Heroes: Searching for 20 Amazing Places in South Africa

Of Hominins, Hunter-gatherers and Heroes: Searching for 20 Amazing Places in South Africa by David Bristow offers spellbinding stories of some amazing, little-known places in South Africa.

Is 2019’s election the most important since the advent of democracy in 1994? Find out in the new book Election 2019

Election 2019: Change and Stability in South Africa’s Democracy, edited by Collette Schulz-Herzenberg and Roger Southall, is out now from Jacana Media.

Join Steven Boykey Sidley for the launch of his new novel Leaving Word at Exclusive Books Cavendish Square

Celebrate MFBooks Joburg’s 40th book birthday with the launch of Leaving Word by Steven Boykey Sidley.

2019 Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Award shortlist announced!

The Jacana Literary Foundation has announced the shortlist for the 2019 Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Award.

Join Steven Boykey Sidley for the launch of his new novel Leaving Word at Exclusive Books Hyde Park

Celebrate MFBooks Joburg’s 40th book birthday with the launch of Leaving Word by Steven Boykey Sidley, introduced by Mandla Langa.

Save the date! Mphuthumi Ntabeni will visit the Between the Covers Book Club for a discussion of The Broken River Tent

Join Mphuthumi Ntabeni and the Between the Covers Book Club for a discussion of The Broken River Tent!

This Mournable Body by Tsitsi Dangarembga shortlisted for the $50,000 St Francis College Literary Prize

Tsitsi Dangarembga’s latest novel This Mournable Body has been shortlisted for the $50,000 (over R750,000) St Francis College Literary Prize in Brooklyn, New York.

[Video] Eminem, the Spice Girls, Emo, African funk and jazz – Rémy Ngamije shares the music behind his debut novel The Eternal Audience of One

BlackBird Books recently shared a video of Rwandan-born Namibian writer Rémy Ngamije talking about music, pop culture and his debut novel, The Eternal Audience of One.

Introduce children to the local art scene with Explore! Awesome South African Artists by Cobi Labuscagne

Explore! Awesome South African Artists by Cobi Labuscagne is out in September from Jacana Media.

Watch Mphuthumi Ntabeni introduce his novel The Broken River Tent, and listen to an excerpt

Wordfest South Africa recently asked Mphuthumi Ntabeni to introduce his entrancing novel The Broken River Tent.

Meet Yusuf Daniels, author of Living Coloured (Because Black and White were Already Taken), and get your book signed!

Yusuf Daniels, author of the hit memoir Living Coloured (Because Black and White were Already Taken), will be signing books at two Bargain Books stores in Cape Town.