New edition of African Small Publishers’ Catalogue in progress

Calling African self-publishers, small and independent publishers, printers, book designers, editors, illustrators, booksellers, PR people, literary magazines, literary festivals – find out how to list or feature or take out an ad.

Brave, beautiful, badass: A to Z of Amazing South African Women

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.

Michelle Hattingh’s brave and powerful memoir I’m the Girl Who Was Raped sold to 4 continents

I’m the Girl Who Was Raped was published in April 2016 and we’ve already sold North American rights to Inanna in Canada and world English rights (excluding North America and Africa) to Spinifex – the feminist publishers in Australia.

Independent feminist publisher Modjaji Books turns 10 – read an interview with founder Colleen Higgs

How have things changed in the ten years that independent feminist publishing house Modjaji Books has been around?

An A to Z of AmaZing South African Women – something to celebrate

Get behind a joyful, celebratory project – An A to Z of Amazing South African Women!

Help make a book happen: An A to Z of AmaZing South African Women

Meet the rebels, artists, troublemakers, athletes, dancing queens and freedom fighters that shaped our past – and are changing our future. Please help us print 1000 copies of this AmaZing book. It will make you feel proud for a change!

Two Cape Town launches for Dawn Garisch’s 6th novel – Accident

Dawn Garisch has a brilliant disquieting new novel coming out in May, Accident. For Cape Town people, catch her at one of two launches – The Book Lounge on the 9th May and Kalk Bay Books on the 10th May.

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.

Do Not Go Gentle into North America

Futhi Ntshingila’s Do Not Go Gentle is coming out later this year as one of four South African titles for new Catalyst Press in the US. New title: We Kiss Them With Rain.