Colleen Higgs

Colleen Higgs is a writer, publisher and book development activist. She is the author of two collections of poems, Halfborn woman (2004) and Lava lamp poems (2011); a collection of short stories, Looking for trouble and other mostly Yeoville stories (2012); and a memoir, My mother, my madness (2020). She founded Modjaji Books in 2007, and, after publishing more than 150 titles, is still Modjaji’s manager and publisher.

Photo credit for picture of Colleen Higgs: Kate Olivier



Inter-review with Colleen Higgs about her memoir, My mother, my madness

Janet van Eeden, Colleen Higgs Books and writers 2020-11-13

"I think my mother’s death released me; I felt the burden of responsibility lift from me."

Top 11 2011: Modjaji Books

Colleen Higgs 2011-12-15 Perfect for Christmas, choose one of these Modjaji Books

Janet van Eeden chats to Colleen Higgs about her Lava Lamp Poems

Janet van Eeden, Colleen Higgs 2011-03-02