Exhibitors

1. Adam Rabinowitz

Address: 32 Club Street
Linksfield
2191
South Africa
Telephone: 082 462 4468
Email:adam@imagine8.co.za/me@adamrabinowitz.co.za

I’m resident at most coffee shops in Jo’burg, South Africa, where I write and occasionally I even work. I’m a serial entrepreneur, passionate educator, and author. I founded Imagin8 in 2005 and spend my time as Chief Imaginator, part time faculty for University of Stellenbosch Executive Development, Duke Corporate Education and GIBS, three of the most dynamic adult education institutions on the global landscape. I have a family of six, with three kids at university.


 2. Afro-Middle East Centre

Address: PO Box 411494
Craighall 
2024
South Africa
Telephone: +27 11 880-0525
Email:info@amec.org.za

Established in 1998, the Afro – middle fast centre aims to foster, produce and disseminate the highest quality information on the middle East. AMEC engages in funded research on the contemporary Middle East, and accepts research commissions from government, business, academia, non-governmental organisations and community-based organisations.


3. Amnesty International

Address: 3 Glenhove Street
Rosebank 
2196
South Africa
Telephone: +27 11 283 6000
Email:robert.shivambu@amnesty.org

Amnesty International (Southern Africa) works to prevent human rights abuses and hold governments and corporates accountable for their actions. We work with the worldwide Amnesty movement and local civil society, partners and individual rights holders. Here impoverished people, especially migrants and youth, are denied their human rights – adequate living standards, food, water, sanitation, housing, health and education. They face discrimination and violence. Governments fail to protect people’s civil and political rights.


4. Banele Lukhele (The B Collection)

Address: P.O. Box 1082
Houghton 
2041
South Africa
Telephone: +27 78 267 6038
Email:ukliterature@gmail.com

Banele Lukhele was born to write. She completed her first publication, My Name is Grace, at the age of 16 and self-published it five years later. She then turned to blogging and promotional pieces and is back on the book scene with her first personal series called The B collection. The first volume, 'Mending A broken Heart' is a collection of short stories from her experience in East Africa in July 2015.


5. Black Letter Media

Address: P.O. Box 94004
Yeoville
 
Johannesburg 2143
South Africa
Telephone: +27 11 966 8061
Email:ukliterature@gmail.com

They say, until the lion learns to speak, the tale of the hunt will be told by the hunter. We want to give the lion its voice back and an audience. Our vision is to help Africans find their authentic voice so they can tell their own stories. Founded by Duduzile Zamantungwa Mabaso in 2011, Black Letter Media is a full service print and digital publishing and book selling company, focussing on new storytellers and alternative visions of Africa. 


5. Blind SA

Address: 102 - 104 Eighth Avenue 
Mayfair 
Johannesburg 2092
South Africa
Telephone: +27 11 839 1217
Email:president@blindsa.org.za

Our sole purpose is to do whatever is necessary to improve the quality of life of blind people to play their full part in South African’s socio-economic life. The majority of members and management are blind, and we insist on self-representation. We understand the daily trials that blind people undergo and it is a privilege to educate and better the lives of fellow citizens and sensitise those with perfect vision about blind people’s needs.


7. Book Dash Publisher

Address: 3 Flamingo Road 
Wynberg
Cape Town 7800
South Africa
Telephone: +27 74 464 5588
Email:julia@bookdash.org.za

Children in South Africa need books, but they cost too much purchased from publishers. The cheapest books have no publisher – then the only cost is printing. Our participants do the work of publishers in a single day. After that, anyone can get print runs sponsored and put books in the hands of children. We believe every child should own a hundred books by the age of five, and enjoy the world books open up.


8. Center for Conflict Resolution 

Address: 2 Dixon Road
Observatory Cape Town 7925
South Africa
Telephone: +27 21 689 1005
Email:mailbox@ccr.org.za

The Centre for Conflict Resolution aims to contribute towards a just and sustainable peace in Africa by promoting constructive, creative and co-operative approaches to the resolution of conflict through training, policy development, research and capacity building. We have the enhanced ability to work in harmony with member organisations and other NGOs, even when they do not handle issues in expected ways.


9. Hinesh Vithal 

Address: 18 Ivy Road
Noorwood 2192
South Africa
Telephone: +27 84 860 3925
Website :www.nationalparktrilogy.com

I love how a story unravels. I plan what I am going to write but often the writing takes a life of its own and I am surprised with the outcome. Working in a corporate environment, Hinesh felt that something was missing. This search led him to his early years where he had created short stories and poems. Through this self-discovery and a holiday in the Kruger National Park, the National Park Trilogy was born. Hinesh Vithal lives in Johannesburg.


10. International Labour Research and Information Group

Address: P.O Box 1213
Woodstock 7915
South Africa
Telephone: +27 21 447 6375
Email: info@ilrig.org.za

The International Labour Research and Information Group (ILRIG) is an NGO based in Cape Town and in Johannesburg. ILRIG provides popular educational resources for trade unions and social movements in South Africa based on research on political economy, social movements and international politics. ILRIG seeks to generate alternative perspectives to that of neo-liberal capitalism.


11. Kalakula Trust / Chimurenga

Address: 76 Long Street
Pan African Market 3rd Floor, Room 302
Cape Town
Telephone: +27 21 422 4168
Email: info@chimurenga.co.za

Chimurenga is a publication of arts, culture and politics from and about Africa and its diasporas, founded and edited by Ntone Edjabe. Chimurenga is a Shona word that loosely translates as "liberation struggle" and captures the connection between African cultures and politics on the continent and beyond. Chimurenga was launched in 2002, is based in Cape Town, but its network is international. The capacity of Chimurenga to influence ideas and writing is international.


12. Khanya College Publishing

Address: House of Movement
123 Prirchard Street, (Corner Mooi Street) 
Johannesburg
Telephone: +27 11 336 9190
Email: info@khanyacollege.org.za

Khanya College Publishing, a project of Khanya College, is a response to the decline of progressive publishing initiatives that were central to the social justice struggle during the anti-apartheid struggle. Our menu includes the Khanya Journal: a Journal for Activist, books, newsletters and booklets produced at Khanya College. We are involved in various initiatives to promote a progressive publishing movement in South Africa and the continent, which includes the Jozi Book Fair and setting up a printing house. Amongst other things, we provide platforms for debate, critical analysis of comtemporary economic, social and political issues.


13. Lefika La Phodiso

Address: 2nd Floor CMI Building
Gate 13, Corner Emoir and Hillside Rd
Johannesburg, Parktown 
Telephone: +27 11 484 4672
Mobile : 

Lefika La Phodiso, ‘The Rock of Holding’, is Africa’s first psychoanalytically informed Community Art Counselling training centre. Through specialised skills development, we facilitate community outreach projects as practical placement sites for our students. Recognising the universal need and nature of psychosocial health, we have expanded from Gauteng to interprovincial communities across South Africa and abroad.


14. Market Photo Workshop

Address: Entrance From Bus Factory
2 Helen Joseph Street (Former President Street)
Johannesburg, Parktown 
Telephone: +27 11 834 1447
Email :info@marketphotoworkshop.co.za

As a school of photography, a gallery, and a project space, the Market Photo Workshop has played a pivotal role in the training of South Africa’s photographers, ensuring that visual literacy reaches neglected and marginalised parts of our society. Since it was founded in 1989 by world-renowned photographer David Goldblatt, the Photo Workshop has been an agent of change and representation, informing photographers, visual artists, educators, students and broader communities of trends, issues and debates in photography and visual culture.


15. Naomi Molefe

Address: 44 Forsyth Street 
Noordheuwel X4
Krugersdorp 1739
Telephone: +27 11 954 0848
Mobile : +27 82 404 7733

Naomi Keamogetswe Molefe is a wife and mother at 33 years. She believes in and is passionate about the institution of marriage. She is a Medical Laboratory Technologist by profession but is currently a Small Business woman.


16. National Library of South Africa

Address: 75 Thabo Sehume Street 
Pretoria, 0001
South Africa
Telephone: +27 12 401 9700/11
Email: www.nlsa.ac.za

The National Library of South Africa (NLSA) is a custodian and provider of the nation's key knowledge resources and documentary heritage. The NLSA seeks to promote creative, effective and efficient universal access to information. We are mandated by the National Library of South Africa Act to collect and preserve published documents and make them accessible. We ensure that knowledge is not lost to posterity and that information is available for research.  


17. National Development Agency 

Address: 26 Wellington Road 
Parktown, 2193
South Africa
Telephone: +27 11 018 5596
Email: lindix@nda.org.za

The National Development Agency (NDA) is a public entity, listed under schedule 3A of the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), Act 1 of 1999. It wasestablished by the National Development Agency Act, Act 108 of 1998, as amended, and reports to South Africa’s Parliament through the Minister of Social Development. The NDA’s primary mandate is to contribute towards the eradication of poverty and its causes by granting funds to civil society organisations.   


18. NF Saliwa Publishing CC

Address: 5 Coriander Crescent Vredenberg, Bellville 753
South Africa 
Telephone: +27 83 336 9639
Email: ncbakazi@nfsaliwa.co.za

South African, black-owned Children's books publishing cc that publishes mainly in African languages. She worked for Oxford University Publishers editing isiXhosa manuscripts, the national Parliament as an isiXhosa Hansard translator and editor and the Western Cape Provincial Legislature as a Senior Language Practitioner the heading isiXhosa Language Unit. She runs her cc full-time scale and also translates documents from English to isiXhosa. Her expertise in isiXhosa can be surpassed by few.  


19. Professional Editors Guild 

Address: P.O Box 1495 
Parklands, 2121
South Africa
Telephone: +27 82 709 7876
Email: lia@lmls.co.za

Launched in Johannesburg in 1993, PEG is a national body with two principal branches, Gauteng and Cape Town, each run by a committee of volunteers. PEG represents practitioners who operate in the South African publishing industry, corporate communications and media. PEG is a founding member of the Alliance of Language and Media Professionals (LAMP), to promote the interests of professionals in this key sector of the South African economy. LAMP also represents the sector on book- and reading-development bodies.

 


20. Ramsgate Records 

Address: Books Live 2nd Floor
Times Media, 4 Biermann
Rosebank , 2196
Telephone: +27 11 280 5357
Email: rami@ramsgaterecords.co.za

Rami Chuene focuses on creative concepts and project management using entertainment (Music , Written and spoken words and drama). After years of brilliant on-screen storytelling, Chuene has put pen to paper and her storytelling abilities knows no limits.

We Kissed the Sun and Embraced the Moon, her debut book, is a self-published collection of memoir essays and personal journey and experiences. The book will take you on a warm, sentimental journey and remind you of memories, and the childhood of every black child in 1980s South Africa.  


21. Right2Know Campaign

Address: 54 Aspen House
6th Floor 52 De Korte Street 
Braamfontein, South Africa
Telephone: +27 11 356 5860
Email: bongani@r2k.org.za

The Right2Know Campaign launched in August 2010, is a coalition of organisations and people responding to the Protection of State Information Bill (the Secrecy Bill).

Since then the Right2Know campaign has grown tremendously within communities and fights for access and the free flow of information, freedom of expression, media freedom and diversity. We currently operate in the Eastern Cape, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and the Western Cape, with an elected national committee.   


22. Pearson South Africa

Address: 4th Floor, Auto Atlantic  
Corner Hertzog Boulevard & Heerengracht
Cape Town , 8001
Telephone: +27 11 322 8600
Email: john.mahlangu@pearson.com

Pearson is the world's leading education company, present in over 70 countries with 40 000 employees. Pearson provides learning solutions from early childhood to professional certification.

Pearson curriculum-based material, e-learning content and tools, and teacher training and testing programmes help to educate millions of people worldwide. South African publishers, Heineman and Maskew Miller Longman were merged to form Pearson South Africa in 2010.  


23. Rotary Club of Johannesburg New Dawn

Address: Parkview Golf Club
Telephone: +27 11 726 7680
Email: fmthijs8@gmail.com

Rotary is an international organisation based in almost every country in the world, made up of atonomous clubs. New dawn is one of the youngest clubs in Rotary, incorporated in June 2009. Its breakfast club meets every Wednesday morning at the Parkview Golf Club, in Johannesburg. Visitors are welcome. We support children and provide books to Schools, Orphanages and Libraries through the Rotary Humanitarian Centre in Bedfordview.


 24. Tania Charakupa

Address: 5337 Thamakane Road Gaborone, Botswana  
Telephone: +27 62 7243 8700
Email: tania.Charakupa@gmail.com

Tania Charakupa is the author of a self-help book, a crash-course on marriage – life changing lessons learnt from divorcing & re-marrying my husband. I am a self - proclaimed thinker, writer, artist, fortuneless philanthropist and Christian who’s glad Jesus turned that water into wine.

  


25. Tumelo Moleleki

Address: 125 Kerk Street  
Kempton Park Ext 2,
    
South Africa

Telephone: +27 72 831 6749
Email: tumelomoleleki@gmail.com

Born and raised in South Africa, Tumelo Moleleki developed her passion for writing stories at a young age. She works as an IT consultant and is currently studying to get a law-related degree. Aside from writing, she is also interested in cycling and playing chess and golf.

They are truly crafted to last many generations. From the paper to the ink the entire book is made in the USA. 


26. Victorine Mbong Shu

Address: 552 Louis Botha Ave  
Gresswold, Johannesburg
    
South Africa

Telephone: +27 11 346 8300
Mobile: 082 548 6385

I am a business woman, researcher, workshop facilitator, conference speaker and chairlady, motivational speaker, wife, author and involved mother to four bubbly children.

My second born, 9 year-old, Stacey Fru (www.staceyfru.co.za) is an Award winning author and motivational speaker. I am the owner of Profound Publishing and self-publishing. A division of my company worked with Stacey to publish her book Smelly Cats. 


27. Tokoloho Development Association

Address: 42 Edward Street 
Westdene Benoni 1501,
    
South Africa

Telephone: +27 11 845 7038
Email: drmotsokopheko@drmotsokopheko.com

Tokoloho produces literature that reflects an Afrocentric view of the world as against the common Eurocentric view. For the past 10 years TOKOLOHO has contributed high quality literature on politics, culture, history, religion, identity and international law.

Our books aim to expose, inform, enlighten, engage and educate. Some titles are critical of the political processes of South Africa, pre-and post 1994. Our books inspire critical debate and contribute to African thought. 


28. Wits University Press

Address: 5th Floor University Corner 
Cnr Jorissen & Jan Smuth Street,
    
Braamfontein, South Africa
Telephone: +27 11 717 8700/1/4
Email: corina.vanderspoel@wits.ac.za

Wits University Press is strategically placed at the crossroads of African and global knowledge production and dissemination.

We are a scholarly publisher committed to publishing well-researched innovative books for both academic and general readers. Our areas of focus include art and heritage, popular science, history an politics, biography, literary studies, women's writing and select textbooks. 


29. Xarra Books

Address: Constitution Court, Visitor Centre 
55 Hospital Street,
    
Braamfontein, South Africa 2001
Telephone: +27 11 717 8700/1/4
Email: info@xarrabooks.com

XARRA is an artistic confluence of Africa’s landscape, skyscape and mindscape, exploring the depths and heights of Africa’s past, present and future creativity and experiences through literature, music and visual art.