Publishing

Jacaranda Books now available in South Africa through Jonathan Ball Publishers

Multi-award-winning independent publisher Jacaranda Books has partnered with Hachette UK to expand its sales and distribution offering.

Calling all aspiring writers! Watch a commercial fiction workshop, hosted by Pan Macmillan South Africa and All About Writing

Pan Macmillan South Africa held an online commercial fiction workshop in December 2020, in collaboration with All About Writing.

Don’t miss a Jacana Masterclass on The How of Publishing, with John Oakes from New York publishing firm OR Books (7 Dec)

Jacana Media is hosting a Masterclass titled The How of Publishing, where you will have a chance to meet John Oakes from New York publishing firm OR Books.

Find out how to get your book published with Writers Write and Pan Macmillan South Africa

After you’ve typed ‘the end’ on your book manuscript, what do you do next?

[Video] How to get published in South Africa – Watch Pan Macmillan SA and All About Writing’s publishing webinar

Did you miss the webinar by Pan Macmillan South Africa and All About Writing on how to understand and navigate the publishing industry? Watch the video for everything you want to know about publishing in South Africa.

Register now for a free publishing webinar with Pan Macmillan SA and All About Writing (12 Aug)

Want to publish your book? Then join a free publishing webinar with Pan Macmillan SA and All About Writing.

Pan Macmillan SA is calling for commercial fiction submissions

Have you written a tragic romance, a nail-biting thriller or a family drama with a jaw-dropping plot twist?

Jonathan Ball Publishers buys Icon Books

Jonathan Ball Publishers, a division of South African media group Media24, has acquired Icon Books Ltd for an undisclosed sum and will take management control on 1 April.

‘Don’t let yourself be distracted by gender politics’ – BlackBird Books publisher Thabiso Mahlape’s career advice to the new generation of women

Thabiso Mahlape, the founder of BlackBird Books, has been profiled by the World of Women Project for the invaluable work she does in book publishing.

Penguin Random House South Africa acquires acclaimed and bestselling children’s book publisher Little Tiger

Penguin Random House SA has announced it will be taking over the distribution of Little Tiger Group titles in South Africa, effective 1 January 2020.

Calling all writers! Submit your novel to Jonathan Ball Publishers

Jonathan Ball Publishers is accepting fiction submissions from 1–15 November 2019.

Career opportunity: NB Publishers is hiring! (Publisher/Editor: South African Nonfiction)

NB Publishers is looking for a Publisher/Editor in their South African Nonfiction division. Job details: Apply here Publisher/Editor: South African Nonfiction Media24 …

The nuances of publishing and editing in SA: Don’t miss a talk by Pan Macmillan SA publisher Andrea Nattrass at the Professional Editors’ Guild

Pan Macmillan publisher Andrea Nattrass is giving a talk about ‘The Nuances of Publishing and Editing Trade Books in South Africa Today’.

Guide to submitting your manuscript to Jonathan Ball Publishers

Have you finished your book? Wondering how to get published? Have a look at Jonathan Ball Publishers manuscript submission guidelines.

How to get published in South Africa

How do I approach a publisher? How do I choose a publisher? What royalties should I expect?

Deadline for open submissions to Modjaji Books – 30th April 2017

You have 10 days left till the current window for submitting to Modjaji Books closes. Don’t miss out on your chance for submitting.

Get published: Pitch your manuscript to Jacana Media

Jacana Media are trying something new by offering authors a once-in-a-year opportunity to pitch their books in person:

First two candidates offered positions in the Carole Blake Open Doors Project

Ada Igwebu and Connor Faulkner are the first two candidates to be offered places as part of the inaugural Carole Blake Open Doors Project.