The Sindiwe Magona 2023: Scholarly Conference, held on the 12th to 14th of April 2023 was a hybrid conference to honor the 80th year of this formidable writer by featuring academic panels with scholars from Africa, North America, Europe and beyond as well as plenary presentations from Mamphele Ramphele, Antjie Krog and Sindiwe Magona herself. Read more about the conference here.

Since 1992, Dr. Magona has published four novels, two collections of short stories, two autobiographies, four plays, one collection of poetry, over 30 essays and more than 130 children's books (making her one of the most prolific writers of children's literature in South Africa). 

New Africa Books is honoured to have Sindiwe Magona onboard as one of the authors with the current most selling titles. 

FOLK TALES: 9 Titles available in all 11 South African languages

CHILDREN'S BOOKS: The Best Meal Ever, The Skin We Are In, Books 'n Bricks at Manyano School

EDUCATIONAL EDITIONS AND PLAYS: Mother to Mother Educational Edition; Albertina Sisulu; Abridged Memoir, From Robben Island to Bishops Court

ANTHOLOGIES: Push-Push and other storiesLiving, Loving and Lying Awake at Night;

AUTOBIOGRAPHIES: To My Children's ChildrenForced to Grow;

ABOUT SINDIWE MAGONA, by Dianne Shober; Climbing Higher

NOVELS: Mother to Mother