Dryad Press (Pty) Ltd

Dryad Press is a bespokepoetry publishing company dedicated to the promotion and publication of poetryin South Africa. It is a collaborationbetween critic and professor in Creative Writing at UCT Joan Hambidge andMichèle Betty and seeks to source and publish poetry that defamiliarises –enables us to see the extraordinary in the common place.  It is working in collaboration with New Contrastthe South African Literary Journal, to promote poetry in South Africa.

Publishing Details

The following categories / languages can be published:

  • Poetry - English
  • Poetry - Afrikaans

The following formats can be published:

  • Book
  • Internet

Contact Details

  • Street Address:

    79 Brommersvlei Road,
    Cape Town,

    Province: Western Cape

  • Postal Address:

    Postnet Suite 281,
    Private Bag X16,

Key Personnel

Michèle Betty


Joan Hambidge

Member Registration

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