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Colleen Higgs

Colleen Higgs

Founder and publisher
Modjaji Books, South Africa

Colleen founded Modjaji Books, a South African independent feminist press, in 2007 and after publishing more than 150 books is still Modjaji’s manager and publisher. Before this she worked in book development at the Centre for the Book. Since 2010 she has compiled and published 4 editions of The African Small Publishers’ Catalogue. In 2011, she was honoured by the Mail & Guardian and included in their Book of South African Women that year. She is also a writer and her most recent book is a memoir called my mother, my madness (Deep South, 2020).

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#fbm20 media library
WHERE IN THE WORLD IS YOUR NONFICTION - How Small Publishers of Serious Nonfiction Are Coping in these Difficult Times. A Virtual Discussion and Networking Event