Writers and photographers: The Gerald Kraak Award and Anthology call for submissions
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An award and anthology on the topics of gender, human rights and sexuality, for writers and photographers across Africa. 

The Jacana Literary Foundation (JLF) and the Other Foundation have announced that submissions for the second annual Gerald Kraak Award and Anthology for 2017/8 are now open.

Created in honour of the late activist Gerald Kraak’s extraordinary legacy of supporting human rights, this award advances his contribution to building a world that is safe and welcoming to all. The unique award calls for multi-layered, brave and stirring African voices that represent a new wave of fresh storytelling, one that provokes thought on the topics of gender, social justice and sexuality.

Submissions will be accepted until 24 July 2017, and will be open to the following genres:

  • Fiction
  • Non-fiction
  • Poetry
  • Photography
  • Journalism / magazine reporting
  • Scholarly articles in academic journals and book chapters / extracts
  • Social media / blog writings and contributions


Enquiries can be directed to awards@jacana.co.za.

Please fill in the online entry form here to be considered for this award.

Categories Fiction Non-fiction South Africa

Tags Awards Gerald Kraak Award Jacana Literary Foundation Jacana Media The Other Foundation Writing

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