Karen Jennings and Colleen Higgs, publisher at Modjaji Books will be in conversation about Karen’s recent Booker Prize nomination for An Island, her writing life, and her plans for the future.
How do you get a literary agent? What do literary agents even do, and why do you need one? How does agenting work in South Africa? What kind of titles are agents looking for?
Have you ever wondered how writers do what they do? How they write novels that keep you interested and turning page after page into the early hours of the morning?
The Inside Track on Publishing for Writers – Don’t miss Helen Moffett’s publishing seminar in partnership with Modjaji Books (24 Jun)
Join Modjaji Books on Thursday 24 June 2021 at 6pm for a publishing seminar with experienced editor, award-winning writer and all-round book fiend Helen Moffett.
African Small Publishers Catalogue 2021: Opportunity for publishers, freelancers and small businesses
Modjaji Books is happy to announce that a new edition (the fifth) of the African Small Publishers’ Catalogue is in production and will be available in July 2021.
Modjaji Books is thrilled to invite you to the virtual launch of Lindiwe Nkutha’s debut short story collection, 69 Jerusalem Street.
Modjaji Books is thrilled to see the following books longlisted for the 2021 Humanities and Social Science (HSS) Awards.
Award-winning feminist press Modjaji Books will be opening submissions again on 1 March 2019.
Don’t miss the launch of A Person My Colour: Love, Adoption and Parenting While White by Martina Dahlmanns
Modjaji Books and The Book Lounge are thrilled to invite you to the launch of Modjaji’s latest memoir, A Person My Colour: Love, Adoption and Parenting While White by Martina Dahlmanns with contributions by Tumi Jonas-Mpofu.
Searingly honest, heartachingly funny and deeply sad, Karin Cronje’s powerful memoir There Goes English Teacher spans three years of adventures and misadventures as an English teacher in a small Korean village and later at a university.
Trifonia Melibea Obono’s La Bastarda: Modjaji Books releases first novel by an Equatorial Guinean woman to be translated into English
Cape Town-based independent feminist press Modjaji Books is set to release the southern African version of La Bastarda by Trifonia Melibea Obono.
Yewande Omotoso’s debut novel Bom Boy will be published in the United States by Catalyst Press in January 2019. Catalyst Press is an …
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Modjaji Books is thrilled to announce that Modjaji author Jolyn Phillips has won the 2018 Humanities and Social Science Award for her book Tjieng Tjang Tjerries and other stories.
The Book Lounge and Modjaji Books are delighted to invite you to the launch of Kerry Hammerton’s third collection of poetry, Secret Keeper. Finuala Dowling will be in conversation with Kerry, who will also read from her collection.
Modjaji’s newest title, A to Z of Amazing South African Women, is making waves. From the Thundafund campaign to selling out before hitting the shelves and now being received with praise by the media.