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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 […]

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 […]

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Modjaji celebrates 10 years

On 4 November, we gathered at the home of Modjaji to celebrate our 10 year milestone.  Authors, editors, artists, supporters, friends and contributors shared in honouring the rain queen.  A beautiful statue created by Colleen Crawford Couzins was blessed with water.  Long may her reign/rain continue!  

Michelle Hattingh’s I’m the Girl Who Was Raped will be available on 4 continents

We’ve sold rights to Michelle Hattingh’s brave, powerful, lucid memoir, I’m the Girl Who Was Raped to Inanna in Canada and to Spinifex in Australia – who have bought World English rights (apart from North America and Africa). Here are the new covers. Michelle’s book has been something of a publishing sensation for us, she’s […]

Come see Modjaji’s Stellar Authors at the Franschhoek Literary Festival

  This year’s edition of the annual Franschhoek Literary Festival is being held from the 19th to the 21st of May. Modjaji is proud to have some its authors among the ranks who will soon file into town to fill it with vibrant ambience and all the bookish conversation one could dream of. Tickets are […]

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. An A to Z of Amazing South African Women tells the stories of 26 trailblazing South African women through accessible stories and illustrations that are as bright and bold as the women they depict. […]