RIP! Nadia Goetham dies from COVID-19 

RIP! Nadia Goetham dies from COVID-19

Jacana Media Publisher, Nadia Goetham, has passed away on Sunday afternoon. She succumbed to COVID-19-related complications. The Johannesburg-based company has paid tribute to the respected publisher on its twitter account.

Nadia Goetham

A number of people have reacted on Twitter to the news of Goetham’s passing. She was well respected for encouraging and publishing young black authors.

Goethan joined Jacana in 2015 as a production manager. In her short bio, she says she was soon bitten by the publishing bug and she moved to chasing authors and stories.

Talking about her loves, she said: “Nothing beats that feeling you get when I see a first-time author’s face light up when they see and hold their book for the first time. I literally have the chance to help make people’s dreams come true. Some of those who knew and worked with her are describing her passing as a huge loss to the literary industry.

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