About bookly

bookly aims to improve literacy in South Africa. Designed to inspire reading and writing, it is an e-reader platform on mobile and Mxit.

bookly.co.za lets you read and write booklys, review them and share them to your social networks.

bookly on Mxit allows you to browse over 450 full-length books and create your own virtual library. Books include both local and international reads as well as popular school setworks. Add bookly as a contact on Mxit or click here to download Mxit.

For more info on the launch of bookly, click here

What is a bookly?

A bookly is a short piece of literature (up to a 1000 words) written on a mobile device, ranging from a short story to a poem, to whatever you can imagine. It can be written by anyone - from famous authors to aspiring ones. Any age, any language, from anywhere - as long as you have a story to share, you can write a bookly.

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bookly also sponsors the Footnote Summit

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