Writer. Coffee drinker. Feminist. Intern under Colleen Higgs at Modjaji Books and assistant to Rachel Zadock at Short Story Day Africa. Working on my first novel.
Short Story Day Africa is extremely proud to have first discovered and published two of the five stories shortlisted for the 2019 Caine Prize for African Writing – for the second time since the project’s inception.
Short Story Day Africa is a small non-profit organisation that relies on donations to fund our development projects. These include the SSDA Editing Mentorship, the annual prize and anthology, and the writing workshops we hold across the African continent.
In 2019, Short Story Day Africa is seeking short fiction exploring disruption, especially but not limited to climate and environ[mental] disruption.
Award-winning feminist press Modjaji Books will be opening submissions again on 1 March 2019.
The Short Story Day Africa Editing Mentorship is open for applications.
Calling all writers in Rwanda! Apply today to attend the 2018 Hotel Africa Flow Workshop hosted by Goethe-Institut Kigali.
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.
The deadline for the Short Story Day Africa Prize has been extended to 31 October 2018.
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.