The shortlist for the 2017 Barry Ronge Fiction Prize has been announced!
From Books LIVE:
In the five shortlisted books the judges highlighted writing of rare style and imagination, stories that chose the personal over the political, and themes that are fresh and provocative. “The words”, says chairperson Rehana Rossouw, “strike at the reader’s heart”.
The Barry Ronge Fiction Prize is part of the Sunday Times Literary Awards, the other award being the Alan Paton Award for non-fiction – see the shortlist for that award here!
The winner, who will receive R100,000, will be announced on Saturday, June 24.
2017 Barry Ronge Fiction Prize shortlist
- The Printmaker, Bronwyn Law-Viljoen (Umuzi)
- Period Pain, Kopano Matlwa (Jacana Media)
- Little Suns, Zakes Mda (Umuzi)
- The Woman Next Door, Yewande Omotoso (Chatto & Windus)
- The Safest Place You Know, Mark Winkler (Umuzi)
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