Modjaji Books is closed for submissions, we will open on 1st March 2021 until 30th April 2021.


You will need to submit through Submittable and there will be a fee to cover software costs. If you email your manuscript to us it will not be read.

We are an award-winning independent feminist press that publishes the work of southern African women writers.

We publish fiction (novels, short stories, and everything in between), poetry, non-fiction, memoir, and reference works.

We suggest reading a number of Modjaji titles to get a feel for our voice and what we’re looking for before submitting to us.

We can be contacted at for any other queries.