The Geko story

Geko Publishing (Pty) Ltd is a 100% black-owned South African independent and seasoned publisher. Geko Publishing has been recognised for publishing cutting-edge literature that is relevant to modern South Africa.

We started this in 2004!

In a period spanning nearly two decades, Geko has published South African (English and vernacular) literature including fiction, poetry and biographies by some of the country’s multi-award-winning writers and academics; culminating in 30 titles published.

Homage to Thomas Mofolo

Geko Publishing is also the patron of the global Geko Mofolo Prize for Outstanding Fiction in Sesotho, administered and awarded in South Africa.