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Our online store is closed while the country is in lockdown.

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In the meantime, you can visit African Books Collective, where they offer many titles in ebook format.

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We wish all our supporters a safe and peaceful time in the coming weeks.  Be calm and read books!

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Modjaji Books to open for submissions in March 2019

We’re delighted to announce that we will be opening submissions again on 1 March 2019. We accept the following kinds of manuscripts this year: Novels Collections of short stories by a single author Creative Non-fiction which can include memoir, letters, biography, and other kinds of non-fiction. We suggest reading a number of Modjaji titles to […]

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Modjaji welcomes the new year with two new soon-to-be-released titles

Modjaji is welcoming 2019, and our 12th year of publishing, with two new soon-to-be-released titles. In Trinity on Track, the much-awaited sequel to Fiona Snyckers’ YA novel Team Trinity, Trinity Luhabe returns to school for the second term of Grade Ten determined to solve the mystery of Jim Grey and how he died. We love the cover, designed by Toni Olivier […]

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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 […]

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