Blue Weaver Academic and Scholarly is a separate division within the company with its own dedicated marketing, promotions, and sales team. The division represents prominent publishers in the keynote areas of academic, professional, reference, research, and scholarly publishing. These include university presses, such as Wits University Press and UKZN Press, the HSRC Press, and respected international scholarly publishing brands.


All titles are authored and edited by leading academics, researchers, and scholars in their particular fields of expertise. Many of these titles have been nominated for awards in their respective subject areas, including the Alan Paton and Sefika Booksellers Choice Awards.


Please peruse the list of academic and scholarly publishers we represent. Please feel free to follow the links and browse the publishers’ catalogues.


Academic and scholarly titles are available through all good bookshops as well as Booksite Afrika. Alternatively, titles are available online at, and Please direct any queries to the Blue Weaver offices.

Our publishers

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