Where to find us
Linden Place, 59 4th Ave, Shop 13
Our flagship bookstore offers an unparalleled collection of African literature.
Pop-Up Arcade at Investment House, 97 Commissioner St
The hub for the African Book Trust, our non-profit that runs the Johannesburg Literary District that's cleaning the neighbourhood and celebrating everything bookish about Joburg.
How we made the Herbert Dhlomo duology
Publishing at Bridge Books
Our titles focus on new children's books in local languages, and on new editions of classic South African texts that were once banned or forgotten.
How to get publishedIntro to publishing workshops
Got a story you want to get into the world? We offer a quick overview of how the process works, whether you want to find a traditional publisher or go your own way
Producing your bookBook a free consultation
Got a story already written? We can type, design and guide your book through the printing process. Book a time with one of our team to find out more.
Writing, editing, and translating
Our team also works with all kinds of organizations to tell their stories effectively -- whether that's profiling a success story or making your corporate documents presentable.
Johannesburg Literary District
We're working with City Parks to fill Library Gardens with indigenous plants.
Neighbourhood mapAdvertise or get a copy
The city is confusing when you don't know where you're going. Our wall and pocket maps demystify Joburg.
Our Street Libraries in Soweto and Alexandra provide free books at community centres.
CleaningSee how to help
Working with the Social Employment Fund, we have more than 50 people cleaning our neighbourhood's streets every day.