Awards

Offers vir die vlieë deur Fanie Viljoen wen die 2022 Scheepersprys vir Jeuglektuur! (Plus: Lees ’n uittreksel)

Die Raad van die Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns het pas die Akademiebekronings vir 2022 bekendgemaak! Fanie Viljoen wen die gesogte Scheepersprys vir jeuglektuur vir sy roman, Offers vir die vlieë.

SJ Naudé wen die Hertzogprys vir Prosa en die 2022 UJ-prys vir sy bundel kortverhale, Dol heuning! (Plus: Uittreksel)

SJ Naudé se tweede bundel kortverhale, Dol heuning, is die wenner van die gesogte Hertzogprys vir Prosa asook die 2022 UJ-prys! Veels geluk aan die skrywer!

Véronique Tadjo wins the LA Times Fiction Award for In the Company of Men

The winners of the 42nd annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes have been announced.

2021 Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Award and Anthology shortlist announced

The shortlist for the 2021 Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Award and Anthology has been announced!

Video: André Trantraal wen ’n SALA vir sy kinderboek Keegan en Samier: Die sokkerfiasko

André Trantraal, ’n baanbreker in die bevordering van Kaapse Afrikaans, is onlangs bekroon met ’n Suid-Afrikaanse Literêre Toekenning (SALA) vir sy kinderboek, Keegan & Samier: Die sokkerfiasko.

Damon Galgut wins the 2021 Booker Prize for The Promise

Cape Town-based author Damon Galgut’s latest novel, The Promise, has been awarded the prestigious Booker Prize for 2021.

Safari Nation: A Social History of the Kruger National Park wins the American Historical Society’s Martin A Klein Award

Safari Nation: A Social History of the Kruger National Park wins the American Historical Society’s Martin A. Klein Award

Congratulations to Tsitsi Dangarembga on being awarded the 2021 German Peace Prize

‘I’m sure you would have preferred to give up on occasion, Tsitsi, to simply give in to the temptation to just lead a normal, ordinary life. […] But you are far from ordinary.’

2021 SA Book Awards winners announced – Refiloe Moahloli’s How Many Ways Can You Say Hello? takes top prize

The winners of the 2021 SA Book Awards were announced on Wednesday, 6 October, during a virtual ceremony.

Marguerite Poland wins 2021 Sunday Times/CNA Literary Award for Fiction

Doyenne of the South African literary landscape Marguerite Poland was awarded the 2021 Sunday Times/CNA Literary Award for Fiction for her historical novel A Sin of Omission.

Susanna Clarke’s Piranesi wins the 2021 Women’s Prize

Jonathan Ball Publishers is delighted to share that Susanna Clarke has won the 2021 Women’s Prize for fiction with her spellbinding novel, Piranesi.

Damon Galgut’s latest novel The Promise longlisted for prestigious Booker Prize

Penguin Random House SA is delighted to announce that renowned South African author Damon Galgut has scored a hat-trick with his third nomination for the Booker Prize.

The Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Award and Anthology longlist announced

The 2020 Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Award longlist has been announced!

Tsitsi Dangarembga awarded 2021 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade

Jacana Media is thrilled to announce that Tsitsi Dangarembga has been awarded the 2021 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade.

Tsitsi Dangarembga wins the PEN Pinter Prize – to celebrate buy This Mournable Body at 50% off!

Jacana Media is thrilled to announce that Tsitsi Dangarembga, who was recently shortlisted for the Booker Prize, has been awarded the PEN Pinter Prize.

2021 Sunday Times/CNA Literary Awards longlists announced

South Africa’s most prestigious literary awards are back with two thrilling fiction and non-fiction longlists, and a dedicated new sponsor.

2021 Women’s Prize for Fiction shortlist revealed

The shortlist for the 2021 Women’s Prize for Fiction has been announced!

Two Modjaji titles make the 2021 Sunday Times/CNA Literary Awards longlists

Modjaji Books is proud to see two of our titles, The Gospel According to Wanda B Lazarus by Lynn Joffe and WILL, the Passenger Delaying Flight … by Barbara Adair, on the Sunday Times/CNA Literary Awards 2021 longlist under the Fiction category.

James Hendry wins 2021 Humanities and Social Sciences Award for his novel Reggie and Me

Pan Macmillan SA congratulates James Hendry on winning the 2021 Humanities and Social Sciences Award for Best Fiction Single Authored Volume!

Op die kortlys vir 2021 se UJ-prys: Die heelal op my tong deur Anoeschka von Meck!

Baie geluk aan Anoeschka von Meck wat die kortlys vir die 2021 UJ-prys gehaal het met haar skitterende nuwe roman, Die heelal op my tong.