Dinaane Debut Fiction Award

Portrait of the Writer as a Young … Writer – special offer on all Dinaane Debut Fiction Award ebooks

Since 2002, Jacana has published an astonishing array of debut novelists who have gone on to become household names.

Rešoketšwe Manenzhe wins the 2020 Dinaane Debut Fiction Award for her novel Scatterlings

The Jacana Literary Foundation, in partnership with Exclusive Books, has announced the winner of the 2020 Dinaane Debut Fiction Award.

Don’t miss the announcement of the 2020 Dinaane Debut Fiction Award winner in Joburg (20 Feb)

The Jacana Literary Foundation and Exclusive Books invite you to the 2020 Dinaane Debut Fiction Award announcement!

Announcing the 2020 Dinaane Debut Fiction Award shortlist – 3 fresh new voices demanding attention

The Jacana Literary Foundation is delighted to announce the finalists for the 2020 Dinaane Debut Fiction Award.

Announcing the 2020 Dinaane Debut Fiction Award longlist – unearthing new southern African writers

The Jacana Literary Foundation has announced the longlisted finalists for the 2019/20 Dinaane Debut Fiction Award!

The Dinaane Debut Fiction Award has extended its submissions period until 30 June 2019

Good news for aspiring writers: The Dinaane Debut Fiction Award has extended its submissions period until 30 June 2019.

Presenting The Mourning Bird, the unflinching and assured debut novel by Zambian writer Mubanga Kalimamukwento

Mubanga Kalimamukwento’s debut novel The Mourning Bird – winner of the 2019 Dinaane Debut Fiction Award – will be published in June by Jacana Media.

The Dinaane Debut Fiction Award call for submissions

If you are an aspiring author and want the chance to get published, then this is the opportunity you have been waiting for.

Find out more about Mubanga Kalimamukwento’s novel The Mourning Bird, winner of the Dinaane Debut Fiction Award

Mubanga Kalimamukwento is the winner of this year’s Dinaane Debut Fiction Award, for her novel The Mourning Bird.

Mubanga Kalimamukwento wins Dinaane Debut Fiction Award for her novel The Mourning Bird

Mubanga Kalimamukwento has been announced as the winner of the 2018 Dinaane Debut Fiction Award, for her novel The Mourning Bird.

Don’t miss the 2018 Dinaane Debut Fiction Award results announcement

The Jacana Literary Foundation, Exclusive Books and the University of Johannesburg Library invite you to the announcement of the results of the 2018 Dinaane Debut Fiction Award on 11 March

2018 Dinaane Debut Fiction Award shortlist announced – discovering new South African literary talent

The Jacana Literary Foundation has announced the shortlisted finalists for the 2018 Dinaane Debut Fiction Award.

Unearthing new southern African fiction – 2018 Dinaane Debut Fiction Award longlist announced

The longlist for the 2018 Dinaane Debut Fiction Award has been announced!

Calling all aspiring authors! Submissions for the Dinaane Debut Fiction Award are open

If you are an aspiring author and want the chance to get published, then this is the opportunity you have been waiting for.

No Dinaane Debut Fiction Award winner this year; 2017 Kraak Writing Grant goes to Maxzell Lerm

The Jacana Literary Foundation has announced the outcome of the 2017 Dinaane Debut Fiction Award and Kraak Writing Grant.

The new Lauren Beukes? Find out more about Tammy Baikie’s award-winning debut novel Selling LipService

Daring in scope and exhibiting exhilarating virtuosity, Selling LipService takes South African fiction into a space last seen with Lauren Beukes’s Zoo City.

Call for Submissions for the Dinaane Debut Fiction Award

If you are an aspiring author and want the chance to get published, then this is the opportunity you have been waiting for.