About The JRB

The Johannesburg Review of BooksThe Johannesburg Review of Books publishes reviews, essays, poetry, photographs and short fiction from South Africa, Africa and beyond. We also produce audio clips and short videos related to literary goings-on.

Read our mission statement.

Issues of The Johannesburg Review of Books are published monthly—subscribe here, and view the archives here—and are supplemented by The JRB Daily, our blog.

The JRB is committed to paying for the writing it publishes, unless the author wishes to donate their work. If you would like to submit work for consideration for publication* in The JRB, write to:

The JRB is an independent publication funded by advertising. If you are interested in advertising with The JRB, please make enquiries at The Bookshop.

Otherwise, to contact The JRB, write to info@johannesburgreviewofbooks.com, see our masthead, or follow us:

*At present, the material published by The JRB is gathered by solicitation and curation. The JRB does not commit to correspondence concerning unsolicited submissions.