Established in 2003 by the estate of Leo Tolstoy and the Samsung Corporation, the Yasnaya Polyana Literary Prize has a 31-title international longlist.
The Nielsen Consumer Confidence Index combined with Bookscan data offers a snapshot of what’s happening in global book publishing markets.
Nick Mulgrew discusses the birth of his South African poetry press, uHlanga, which he hopes will open the doors for young poets to develop their careers.
South African writer and literary magazine publisher Nick Mulgrew discusses how literary magazines are perfect training for pursuing more ambitious projects.
Jeremy Boraine, publishing director of Jonathan Ball Publishers, offers five reasons why books are so expensive in South Africa.
South African children’s book publishing is winning international attention — and awards — as the market evolves beyond being a government-driven sector.
Johannesburg’s Philani Dladli was homeless when he decided to sell books he found and read, offering them on a sliding price scale based on his own review.
Isobel Dixon of the Blake Friedmann Literary Agency has helped bring a wide array of authors to a global audience, including many from South Africa.
The Project for the Study of Alternative Education in South Africa (PRAESA) has been named the winner of the 2015 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award.
A new start-up in South Africa, Book Dash, focuses on creating and giving away free, high-quality books to needy children and encourages them to become lifelong readers