Awards

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.

Five Modjaji Books titles and over 50 Modjaji authors on the 2021 HSS Awards longlists

Modjaji Books is thrilled to see the following books longlisted for the 2021 Humanities and Social Science (HSS) Awards.

Jacana Media congratulates authors longlisted for 2021 HSS Awards

Jacana Media congratulates the following authors whose titles have been chosen for the Humanities and Social Science (HSS) Awards longlists! 

Pan Macmillan SA shines on 2021 Humanities and Social Science (HSS) Awards longlists

Pan Macmillan SA is thrilled to see the following books longlisted for the 2021 Humanities and Social Science (HSS) Awards.

Call for entries: Sol Plaatje EU Poetry Award

The Jacana Literary Foundation is pleased to announce that submissions for the 10th annual Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Award and Anthology are open.

Ellah Wakatama joins the panel of judges for the fourth Gerald Kraak Anthology and Prize

The Jacana Literary Foundation, in partnership with the Other Foundation, is delighted and honoured to welcome Ellah Wakatama to the panel of judges that will adjudicate the 2020/21 Gerald Kraak Anthology and Prize.

Pan Macmillan SA authors win at the 2020 South African Literary Awards

Pan Macmillan SA is proud to have published three authors who have been honoured at the South African Literary Awards!

Shortlist annouced for 2020 Morland Writing Scholarships for African writers

The Miles Morland Foundation has announced the shortlist for the 2020 Morland Writing Scholarships.

20th Anniversary SA Book Awards winners announced during virtual ceremony – Born a Crime by Trevor Noah wins grand prize

South African booksellers have voted and the overall winner of the 2020 SA Book Awards is Trevor Noah for the child adaptation of Born a Crime, published by Pan Macmillan SA.

Lees drie stories uit Boodskapper van die gode deur Murray La Vita, benoem vir die 2020 kykNET-Rapport-boekpryse

‘Hello, Elvis here’: Lees drie stories uit Boodskapper van die gode, ’n keur uit die veelbekroonde joernalis Murray La Vita se rubrieke, sketse en essays – benoem vir die 2020 kykNET-Rapport-boekpryse.

Lees ’n stomende uittreksel uit Smit Motors deur Réney Warrington, benoem vir die 2020 kykNET-Rapport-boekpryse

Lees ’n uittreksel uit Smit Motors deur Réney Warrington, wat onlangs benoem is vir die 2020 kykNET-Rapport-boekpryse in die filmafdeling.

ATKV-Woordveertjies 2020: Harry Kalmer benoem vir sy skitterende roman, In ’n land sonder voëls

Die ontslape Harry Kalmer is pas benoem vir ’n 2020 ATKV-Woordveertjie vir sy skitterende roman, In ’n land sonder voëls. Die wenners sal vanaf 19 tot 23 Oktober op die ATKV se Facebookblad bekend gemaak word.

Chanette Paul, Dina Botha en Sophia Kapp benoem vir die ATKV-Woordveertjies 2020

Drie LAPA-boeke is pas benoem vir die 2020 ATKV-Woordveertjies – Lira deur Chanette Paul, Halsoorkop verlief deur Dina Botha en Tweede kans op geluk deur Sophia Kapp.

Harris Dousemetzis awarded prestigious Fage and Oliver Prize for his book The Man Who Killed Apartheid: The Life of Dimitri Tsafendas

Jacana Media is thrilled to announce that Harris Dousemetzis has been awarded the Fage and Oliver African Studies Association UK Prize for his extraordinary work The Man Who Killed Apartheid: The Life of Dimitri Tsafendas.

Gerald Kraak call for submissions – An anthology and prize on the topics of gender, human rights and sexuality, for writers and photographers across Africa

The Jacana Literary Foundation (JLF) and the Other Foundation are pleased to announce that submissions for the fourth annual Gerald Kraak Prize and Anthology for 2021 are open.

[Video] Caroline Kurtz wins Presbyterian Writers Guild’s Best First Book Award for A Road Called Down on Both Sides

Huge congratulations to Caroline Kurtz! Her memoir A Road Called Down on Both Sides: Growing up in Ethiopia and America was recently awarded the Best First Book Award by the Presbyterian Writers Guild.

Marguerite Poland’s novel Shades wins international TV series pitching competition

Shades, the bestselling novel by doyenne of South African historical fiction Marguerite Poland, has been chosen as the winner of the C21 US Series Copro Digital Pitch competition.

Saaleha Idrees Bamjee wins 2020 Ingrid Jonker Prize for debut poetry for Zikr

Saaleha Idrees Bamjee has been announced as the winner of this year’s Ingrid Jonker Prize for English Poetry for her collection, Zikr.

Recht Malan Prize 2020 winner: One Day in Bethlehem by Jonny Steinberg

Jonathan Ball Publishers are proud to present the winner of the 2020 Recht Malan Prize for Non-fiction: One Day in Bethlehem by Jonny Steinberg!