Colleen Higgs

Colleen Higgs is a writer, writing teacher and publisher. She is the author of two collections of poetry (Halfborn Woman, 2004, and Lava Lamp Poems, 2011) and a short story collection (Looking for Trouble – Yeoville Stories, 2012). In 2020, her memoir, my mother, my madness was published in South Africa to critical acclaim. She founded Modjaji Books in 2007 and after publishing more than 150 books is still Modjaji’s manager and publisher. She is also currently the coordinator of the English network of the International Alliance of Independent Publishers.

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