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Don’t miss the launch of Kuli Roberts’s debut novel Siren at the Mall of Africa (12 Nov)

BlackBird Books and Bargain Books invite you to the launch of Siren by Kuli Roberts.

‘Her car was on fire, and she was trapped inside’ – Read an excerpt from Kuli Roberts’s debut novel Siren

BlackBird Books has shared an extract from Siren, the debut novel by Kuli Roberts.

Siren, the debut novel by Kuli Roberts – a classic rags-to-riches tale, jam-packed with drama

Siren, the debut novel by television and radio personality Kuli Roberts, is out on 1 November 2019 from BlackBird Books!

Rémy Ngamije chats about the inspiration for his debut novel, The Eternal Audience of One

Rémy Ngamije chatted to the University of Cape Town’s Development and Alumni Department about his recently published debut novel, The Eternal Audience of One.

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.

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!

[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.

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.

It’s competition time! Win a Women’s Day book hamper with Jacana Media (enter before 11 Aug)

In celebration of Women’s Day on Friday, 9 August, Jacana Media is giving away a hamper of three books by three phenomenal women.

New book alert! Women take centre stage in Perfect Imperfections by Makanaka Mavengere-Munsaka

Perfect Imperfections, the debut novel by Makanaka Mavengere-Munsaka, is out mid-August 2019 from BlackBird Books!

Celebrate Black Girls in Literature and Women’s Month with BlackBird Books and Bridge Books in Joburg (10 August)

BlackBird Books, an imprint of Jacana Media, invites you to a Black Girls in Literature event at Bridge Books in Johannesburg – in celebration of Women’s Month!

Call for applications: BlackBird Books Writer’s Residency for young African womxn at Casa Lorde, Pretoria

BlackBird Books, an imprint of Jacana Media, as well as Casa Lorde and Eunice Ngogodo Own Voices Initiative are setting up a writer’s residency for young African womxn who are starting their careers as writers.

Cover reveal! An Image in a Mirror by Ijangolet S Ogwang is the latest novel to receive a BlackBird Books redesign

BlackBird Books has revealed its latest cover redesign – featuring the publisher’s bold new look!

Watch: Real travel advice for Africa from Lerato Mogoatlhe, author of Vagabond: Wandering Through Africa on Faith

Author and journalist Lerato Mogoatlhe sat down with Africa’s Lit to chat about her book Vagabond and her journeys in Africa.

Read an excerpt from Thabiso Mofokeng’s darkly enjoyable debut novel, The Last Stop

BlackBird Books has shared an excerpt from Thabiso Mofokeng’s debut novel, The Last Stop.

Don’t miss the Literary Alliance’s 2nd anniversary and a book discussion of Lerato Mogoatlhe’s Vagabond at Love Books (22 June)

The Literary Alliance invite you to their 2nd birthday celebrations and a book discussion of Vagabond: Wandering Through Africa on Faith by Lerato Mogoatlhe.

What kind of books does BlackBird Books publish? Find this out and more in a video chat feat. Thabiso Mahlape and Esinako Ndabeni

BlackBird Books recently launched a series of YouTube chats with your favourite authors!