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Modjaji goes to Jo’burg

I’ve been to every Cape Town Book Fair and now SA Book Fair since they first started. I have to say there was something very fabulous about the first one in Joburg. I loved the venue, the Turbine Hall in Newtown. If the Fair grows in popularity – it may not be big enough, but […]

Why we do what we do – a few thoughts about publishing poetry – post FLF2015

Modjaji Books generally publishes collections of poetry that have spines – no matter how slight, because that is what booksellers want. We care what booksellers want because poets want their books in bookstores. They especially want their books in the stores that don’t care about poetry. Our distributor/marketing people want to sub everything we publish […]

We are open for submissions from 1 March to 30 April 2020. Please visit our submissions portal to find out more.