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SPriNg MoDjAji PoP Up ShOp this weekend 13th & 14 September

Come along to the Modjaji Books Spring Pop Up Book Sale. All books are discounted, even the newest titles. And there are Bargain Boxes of books that have been Marie-Kondoed off Colleen Higgs’s bookshelves. We are also selling Deep South books, so think Mishka Hoosen, Kelwyn Sole, Lesego Rampolokeng and lots of others. You’ll also […]

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Modjaji Books August Newsletter: New titles, writing workshops, and more

Women’s Month special offer Although every day is Women’s Day at Modjaji Books, we are celebrating Women’s’ Day and Women’s Month by offering free delivery on all books on our website and a 15% discount in August. Use the coupon code WOMENSMONTH to get your discount. Offer limited to within South Africa. Writing Together, Writing Alone Workshops Modjaji […]

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Modjaji Books to open for submissions in March 2019

We’re delighted to announce that we will be opening submissions again on 1 March 2019. We accept the following kinds of manuscripts this year: Novels Collections of short stories by a single author Creative Non-fiction which can include memoir, letters, biography, and other kinds of non-fiction. We suggest reading a number of Modjaji titles to […]

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Modjaji welcomes the new year with two new soon-to-be-released titles

Modjaji is welcoming 2019, and our 12th year of publishing, with two new soon-to-be-released titles. In Trinity on Track, the much-awaited sequel to Fiona Snyckers’ YA novel Team Trinity, Trinity Luhabe returns to school for the second term of Grade Ten determined to solve the mystery of Jim Grey and how he died. We love the cover, designed by Toni Olivier […]

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The little book that could: A to Z of Amazing South African Women continues to amaze

When we did the Thundafund campaign for our A to Z of Amazing South African Women, author Ambre Nicolson affectionately referred to it as “The Little Book That Could”. Over a year since publication, it continues to amaze us with its traction. We’re delighted to share that Transnet has commissioned a bulk order of copies of An A to […]

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Catching up with Modjaji’s latest 3 titles

The Modjaji offices have been buzzing with activity, as we released three incredible new titles in quick succession. We were honoured to get to bring out the southern African version of La Bastarda, written by Trifonia Melibea Obobo and translated by Lawrence Schimel. Efemia Chela called La Bastarda “a revolutionary piece of literature, where a young girl isn’t saved […]