Book to movie: Tess by Tracey Farren

Modjaji Books and The Book Lounge are very excited to invite you to the launch of TESS by Tracey Farren. TESS is the movie tie-in version of Tracey’s first novel that we originally published as Whiplash back in 2008. For the Cape Town launch of the novel, we are hosting a discussion between Tracey Farren […]

Book Launch: Unlikely by Colleen Crawford Cousins

Modjaji Books and The Book Lounge are delighted to invite you to the launch of Colleen Crawford Cousins’ debut collection of poems, Unlikely. As the publisher, I’m particularly thrilled to bring out this collection. Colleen Crawford Cousins was my first Modjaji matron, and she is my very dear friend. Her writing is strong, deeply felt, […]

German rights sold for Ameera Patel’s Outside the Lines

Thanks to Bieke van Aggelen’s agenting we have sold the German rights for Ameera Patel’s debut novel, Outside the Lines. The novel came out on March 29th of this year. Patel is a talented actor and writer, she wrote her debut novel while doing her MFA at Wits University. Outside the Lines has been very […]

Futhi Ntshingila on a book tour in Brazil

Dublinense has bought the rights to publish Do Not Go Gentle by Futhi Ntshingila, which has now been translated into Portuguese, as Sem Gentileza. And this November saw Futhi on a three city book tour to Brazil. What an exciting trip for her, but as her publisher, huge vicarious pleasure for me too. Modjaji has […]