Competitions

Calling all African musicians! Enter the Democracy Works theme song competition

Are you a musician with a keen interest in reinforcing the importance of democracy and changing the African narrative?

Pick a Penguin this Christmas – win a hamper of eight books!

Two lucky winners will each receive a hamper of EIGHT of our favourite books! This hamper includes: Hippie, The Prison Letters of Nelson Mandela, Ottolenghi Simple, And Then Mama Said, Too Many Tsunamis, Diary of Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown, A Map of Days, and Wild Karoo.

Penguin Random House is giving away three copies of Becoming by Michelle Obama!

In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era.

Sign up for the Penguin Book Club and stand a chance to WIN a hamper of 8 books!

Sign up for the Penguin Book Club and stand the chance to WIN eight of the best new releases for your reading group!

Win a copy of Past Tense – Jack Reacher’s latest adrenaline-fuelled adventure!

Win 1 of 3 hampers with a copy of Past Tense PLUS a R1000 gift voucher from Tread and Miller!

Win a Krugerrand with Jeffrey Archer and Pan Macmillan!

Pick up a copy of Jeffrey Archer’s new book, Heads You Win, and you could win a Krugerrand!

Win a copy Theo and Flora, the new novel from critically acclaimed author Mark Winkler

Three winners will each receive a copy of Mark Winkler’s new novel Theo & Flora, courtesy of Umuzi!

Call for submissions: AfroYoungAdult – a talent-search for Young Adult fiction from Africa!

Calling aspiring African writers of all ages interested in writing for Young Adults!

Win a copy of Zola Nene’s new book Simply Zola and jewellery by Pichulik!

Win one of three hampers, each with a copy of Simply Zola PLUS stunning jewellery by Pichulik worth R900, courtesy of Penguin Random House!

Win a hamper of the best new international releases from Penguin Random House SA

Two winners will each receive a hamper of Penguin Random House SA’s favourite international titles!

Review your favourite children’s book and win with the Puku Foundation!

Do you like reading? Puku wants to hear from you!

Win 1 of 3 copies of Simple PLUS a Cooking School Lifetime bundle from Yuppiechef worth over R3,000

Three winners will each receive a copy of Simple PLUS a Cooking School Lifetime bundle from Yuppiechef worth over R3,000!

Call for entries: Asymptote’s Close Approximations international translation contest

Asymptote has announced the fourth edition of the Close Approximations international translation contest.

Win a Jamie Oliver hamper from Penguin Random House – including his new book Jamie Cooks Italy

Win one of two hampers, each with a copy of Jamie Cooks Italy, 5 Ingredients PLUS a Jamie Oliver Vintage 24 Piece Stainless Steel Cutlery Set worth R990! 

Win a pair of page-turning thrillers by Jessica Knoll

Addicted to page-turning, suspense-ridden psychological thrillers? Then you need to enter this Jessica Knoll competition right now!

Win a copy of Beyers de Vos’s gripping debut novel, Talion or Wrok

Three winners will each receive a copy of Beyers de Vos’s gripping literary debut, Talion (English edition) or Wrok (Afrikaans edition)!

Win a copy of Tastes of Durban PLUS a Nomu-filled spice rack!

Three winners will each receive a copy of Tastes of Durban PLUS a Nomu-filled spice rack worth R640!

Win a bundle of books to donate to your library or school from Pan Macmillan to celebrate Mandela Day

Everyone has the ability and the responsibility to change the world for the better. Making every day a Mandela Day celebrates Madiba’s life and legacy in a sustainable way that will bring about enduring change.

Book giveaway! Jacana Media is giving away copies of Nthikeng Mohlele’s Rusty Bell and Small Things

Jacana Media is giving away copies of the new editions of Nthikeng Mohlele’s books Rusty Bell and Small Things!

Win a copy of the inspirational new book The Prison Letters of Nelson Mandela

Poignant, impassioned, gripping, and always inspirational.