Pan Macmillan SA

Pan Macmillan SA is one of the largest general book publishers in South Africa, with a growing local list of titles published under the Picador Africa and Macmillan imprints.


Assured, thoughtful and funny: Find out more about Free Association, the new novel by Steven Boykey Sidley

Free Association, the new novel by Steven Boykey Sidley, takes a deep and satiric dive into the worlds we imagine for ourselves and the lives we actually live.

Elnathan John’s Born on a Tuesday shortlisted for 2017 Betty Trask Prize

The Society of Authors has announced the 2017 shortlist for the Betty Trask Prize and Awards. This year’s shortlist of six debut literary novels by authors under the age of 35 includes a self-published novel for the first time.

Enjoy a literary feast with Pan Macmillan at this year’s Franschhoek Literary Festival

Pan Macmillan authors on the Franschhoek Literary Festival programme include Mohale Mashigo, Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, Rebecca Davis and Dikgang Moseneke – and many others!

‘Unputdownable’ – Karina M Szczurek reviews Asylum, a new spec-fic thriller by Marcus Low

Karina M Szczurek has written a glowing review of Asylum, a new post-apocalyptic thriller by Marcus Low, for the Cape Times.

Don’t miss Pan Macmillan authors at the Kingsmead Book Fair!

Will we see you at the Kingsmead Book Fair this weekend?

A remarkable new sports biography – Being a Black Springbok: The Thando Manana Story

Thando Manana was the third black African player to don a Springbok jersey after unification in 1992, when he made his debut in 2000 in a tour game against Argentina A.

Don’t miss the launch of Steven Boykey Sidley’s Free Association at The Book Lounge

Pan Macmillan and The Book Lounge invite you to join Marianne Thamm and Steven Boykey Sidley for the launch of Free Association!

Read an excerpt from City of Friends – the 20th novel from Joanna Trollope

She glanced at her phone again. There were appeals from the girls, from her colleagues, a text from Steve reading with uncharacteristic imperiousness, ‘Call me.’ She couldn’t. She couldn’t call anyone …

Celebrate Freedom Day with the ultimate South African story

Confluence tells the uplifting true story of the Dusi Canoe Marathon partnership of Piers Cruickshanks and Siseko Ntondini.

Submit your manuscript to Pan Macmillan during an open submissions window in May

Pan Macmillan South Africa will be accepting unsolicited manuscripts during an open submissions window from 8 to the 12 May 2017.

Don’t miss the blog tour celebrating Gail Schimmel’s gripping novel The Park

Let these brilliant bloggers guide you through the book’s themes. We hope you’ll join the conversation (use #TheParkBlogTour) and let us know …

You needed money to study at ‘Robben Island University’ – Ahmed Kathrada in Conversations with a Gentle Soul

It’s a little-known fact that prisoners needed family money to study at “Robben Island University” – which is why Jacob Zuma didn’t receive any academic certificates.

New book by Nelson Mandela and Mandla Langa to be published in 2017

On 19 October 2017 Pan Macmillan will publish Dare Not Linger: The Presidential Years by Nelson Mandela and Mandla Langa.