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Book Launch: Shooting Snakes by Maren Bodenstein

Modjaji Books and Love Books are delighted to invite you the launch of Maren Bodenstein’s debut novel. Maren Bodenstein will be in conversation with Lize Kriel (cultural historian teaching in the Visual Studies Programme at the University of Pretoria and has a special interest in the missionaries who were active in what is now Limpopo). […]

Cover revealed for Small Publishers’ Catalogue 2013: Africa

We’ve got a cover! Always feels like I almost have the book in my hands when I see the cover. This cover was designed by Toni Olivier of TnT Designs. We’re busy collating all the listing information, logos, and adverts. We’re delighted that Blue Weaver who handle our marketing and distribution into the South African […]

Small Publishers’ Catalogue, Africa, 2013

I love it when a plan comes together! The Small Publishers’ Catalogue is happening, we’ve got listings from publishers all over the continent: Algeria, Egypt, Senegal, Ghana, Nigeria, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Namibia, a UK-based publisher of African writing, and of course lots from South African publishers. May still get listings from Togo, Mauritius, Tunisia and […]

The Small Publishers’ Catalogue, Africa, 2013 project featured in Publishing Perspectives

2013 has gotten off to a good start with the feature about The Small Publishers’ Catalogue, Africa, 2013 project in Publishing Perspectives. Only 8 days to go on the Indiegogo Campaign to raise some of the money necessary to pull the project together I’m hoping that the feature in Publishing Perspectives will energise the campaign […]

More on the Small Publishers’ Catalogue: Africa, 2013

The updated, bigger and more comprehensive Small Publishers’ Catalogue: Africa, 2013 is well underway. We’re looking for publishers to contact us so we can list you in the Catalogue. We also plan to list all the literary magazines we can find on the continent. We’ve asked a few people to contribute short pieces that will […]

Happy Birthday to The Book Lounge and hip, hip hooray!

From one five year old to another “Happy Birthday!” (Modjaji Books also turned five this year). The Book Lounge is our go to book store for launches. We had our first launch at an art gallery in October 2007, a couple of months before the Book Lounge was born. That launch was for Fourth Child, […]

Spread the love and the word – Small Publishers Catalogue Africa 2013

We’ve set up a campaign to raise funds to publish an updated and much more comprehensive edition of the Small Publishers’ Catalogue Africa 2013 Funds have started coming in from those who support the campaign. Please check it out, especially if you have ever been published by a small publisher, a literary magazine, an online […]