Aimee-Claire Smith

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.


Find your flow: Apply for the Short Story Day Africa 2018 Flow Writing Workshop in Kigali

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.

There Goes English Teacher: Forthcoming memoir from Modjaji Books launching twice in Cape Town

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.

Short Story Day Africa Prize 2018 deadline extended

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.