Request Book Rights


For foreign rights, film and television rights, dramatisation/performance rights and all other licensing queries, please contact 
Gys Visser (, head of the Contracts & Rights department.


For permission to use or license specific material from any of our titles, please contact Tarien Lombard (, who manages copyright permissions and reprint rights.  

For poems or book extracts to be used in printed and/or digital material:

  • Please check whether the text was indeed published by one of our authors and/or imprints.
    If so, please provide the following information:
    - The publisher
    - In the case of a poem or short story, the publication in which it appeared and the date of publication
    - The format in which it will be distributed and in which territory
    - The print run and retail price (if applicable)
    - Extent (number of pages or lines from poems)
    - Format (e.g. hardback, paperback, audio, video, eBook, etc.)
    - Context in which the material will appear or be used

For use on a website

- Website name and the URL where material would appear
- The approximate number of visitors per month
- If access to material is restricted or password protected, then please indicate how many users would have access


For use as a prop in a film or television production:

- Thorough description of the usage
- Title of production- Production company and registration number
- Format of production (ie. Film, TV, or other format)
- Date of initial broadcast
- Territory for distribution

  • Please note that no rights are assigned in the case of any permission granted and the exercising of such permission is always restricted to the agreed upon usage.