About Us

Our Purpose

Otterley press is a niche, independent boutique publisher based in picturesque KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

Our passion is producing books with a unique South African connection. The books published under our umbrella provide real and relevant content to a broad audience of readers.

About the Publishing House

Otterley Press was founded by Jacqueline Kalley.

Jackie has a PhD in Information Studies and has published numerous bibliographical reference works on the Southern African region. She was the Librarian of the South African Institute of International Affairs at the University of the Witwatersrand for 25 years prior to being appointed the Senior Librarian and Publications Officer at the Electoral Institute for the Sustainability  of Democracy (EISA) in Johannesburg  where she was responsible for the coordination and publication of journal and book production. She left to work independently in the publishing industry before opening Otterley Press.