Five Modjaji Books titles and over 50 Modjaji authors on the 2021 HSS Awards longlists

Modjaji Books is thrilled to see the following books longlisted for the 2021 Humanities and Social Science (HSS) Awards.

  • Innie Shadows by Olivia M Coetzee
  • The Unfamous Five by Nedine Moonsamy
  • WILL, the Passenger Delaying Flight… by Barbara Adair
  • Fools Gold compiled by Arja Salafranca
  • The Only Magic We Know compiled by Marike Beyers

The Modjaji anthologies Fools Gold and The Only Magic We Know collect short stories and poems from Modjaji’s first 12 years.

We’re so proud that the HSS longlist this year features five Modjaji titles – and over 50 Modjaji authors, including Phillippa Yaa de Villiers, Sarah Lotz, Tariro Ndoro and Sindiwe Magona.

We’re also pleased to see My Mother, My Madness (Deep South, 2020), the memoir written by Modjaji’s founder and MD Colleen Higgs, longlisted under the Best Nonfiction Single Author category.

Categories Africa Fiction Non-fiction South Africa

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