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Young Modjaji fan reminds us why books like “A to Z of Amazing South African Women” need to exist

Although we released A to Z of Amazing South African Women in time to celebrate National Women’s Day last year, we don’t believe that the book is only relevant during Women’s Month. For us every day is Women’s Day and few people live this out as adorably as Hannah Hundermark, a young girl we connected […]

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Franshhoek Literary Festival 2018: Modjaji authors and where to find them

It’s almost May, and as every South African book lover knows, that means it’s time for the Franschhoek Literary Festival. We’re thrilled that this years panels are peppered with Modjaji authors, who’ll be talking on a variety of subjects, from family to secrets and everything in-between. Karin Schimke (Navigate) will also be co-hosting a poetry workshop […]

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Hester van der Walt shares writing advice at Cape Town launch of Se my is julle twee susters?

Hester van der Walt’s second book, Sê my, is julle twee susters, “a story of friendship between two women that, against all odds, turned into a lifelong relationship”, launched yesterday at The Book Lounge in Cape Town. Hester traveled all the way from her home in McGregor – where her first book, Hester’s se Brood, is […]

HSS Awards 2018

Jolyn Phillips wins the 2018 Humanities and Social Sciences Award for Tjieng Tjang Tjerries

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 National Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences called Tjieng Tjang Tjerries and other stories “a groundbreaking collection of stories that is more than just an […]