Get to know us

With our ever-expanding list of titles and diverse range of authors from various backgrounds,

we offer new writers the opportunities they need, and readers an exciting, wide range of books to read.

Timeless Work

At a rapid growth rate, Ilima Publishers have become one of the most progressive and independent publishers in South Africa.



Since our establishment, we have always been committed to becoming an accessible and responsive publishing house. We take pride in our dedication to our authors, both old and new, and the expansion of our reading lists year after year.

We have a dedicated marketing team that are exceptionally experienced, working with major bookshops, schools, The Department of Basic Education as well as independent outlets, while working with our established media contacts and partners to ensure our books reach the eager-to-read South African public.


We exist to professionally build long-term sustainable educational solutions, so that we may endeavour to synergistically leverage existing effective deliverables, to stay competitive and relevant in tomorrow's world.

We continue giving ambitious new writers opportunities to have their work published professionally.

To achieve success for our authors in this ever-changing market. To evolve with the industry and ensure that we can do the best for our authors – This is made possible by our social media presence.