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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 […]

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2018

Modjaji Books will be at the Frankfurt Book Fair again, we’ve been every year since 2011, when we participated in the Frankfurt Invitation Programme. This year we are exhibiting our books on the African Books Collective Stand (B121) in Hall 5.1. Colleen Higgs, Modjaji’s publisher is also going to Paris before the Fair, as she […]

We are calling for submissions between 1 March - 30 April 2019.