Colleen Higgs is a writer and publisher. She started Modjaji Books in 2007 and before that she worked at the Centre for the Book where she did many things including mediate the world of publishing for new writers. She is the author of several books including A Rough Guide to Small Scale and Self Publishing and a pamphlet series about writing and publishing.
Modjaji Books is an independent feminist press that has published over 150 books and sold rights internationally for a number of it’s authors. Modjaji Books has been a launch pad for the writing careers of many now well known southern African women writers.
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Do you want to know more about how publishing works in South Africa and where you and your book project fit in?
Some of the questions that will be addressed are:
• What are the reasons to seek publication?
• Should I find a publisher for my manuscript or should I self publish?
• What are the pros and cons of each option?
• How do I find the right publisher?
• When do I know if my book is ready for publication?
• How do I find an agent?
• Do I need an agent?
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