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The Portfolio: Maggie Davey

Jacana Media was established in 2002. We are the preeminent independent publishing firm in South Africa. We’re devoted to our authors’...

How a pandemic took the book industry online

Writers, publishers and bookshops are trying to keep afloat during the extended lockdown with digital and virtual offerings

The business of fake science

Publishers that flout sound peer review practices encourage bogus reports with widespread ramifications

Stories in mother tongues matter

"Too often I have been on platforms that bemoan the shortage of storybooks in the mother tongue."

The pressure to publish is punitive: systems that control publishing choke creativity

Publishing in the academic world is extremely important, but why does it seem to be such a long, winding and twisted process?

Children’s book fair wants young minds to be turned on by reading

The aim of the event is to encourage young people as well as illustrators and authors.

Race to relay the Oscar Pistorius story

It’s a race that fits the Blade Runner playbook: five authors working on three “definitive accounts” all hurtling towards one deadline.

Bibliophile for all seasons

Bronwyn Law-Viljoen does not shy away from the manifold challenges of ­publishing and running a ­bookshop.

From South Asia with love

An new website is making romance stories from the region accessible to a diaspora across the world.

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