Authors, your once-a-year opportunity to wow Jacana Media is back! Pitch to Publication 2019 is now open
Jacana Media is once again offering authors an opportunity to pitch their books in person.
Writers! Pan Macmillan SA is accepting unsolicited manuscripts in June – take advantage of the opportunity
Good news for prospective authors! From 18–24 June 2019, Pan Macmillan SA is accepting unsolicited manuscripts.
Asymptote, a journal dedicated to world literature in translation, has announced a new contest, to be judged by JM Coetzee.
NB Publishers is looking for a Publisher/Editor in their South African Nonfiction division. Job details: Apply here Publisher/Editor: South African Nonfiction Media24 …
Award-winning feminist press Modjaji Books will be opening submissions again on 1 March 2019.
Calling all African storytellers: Enter the Gama❤Phile Writers’ Competition and stand a chance to be published by Pan Macmillan SA
Attention aspiring storytellers: make your writing dreams a reality with the GamaPhile Writers’ Competition!
‘Writing is like removing your own appendix with a pair of rusty scissors’ – Mark Winkler chats about his new book Theo and Flora
Mark Winkler discusses his new novel, Theo & Flora, and why writing is like performing surgery on yourself.
How to get published in South Africa.
Writers! Send Pan Macmillan SA the manuscript for your future bestseller during open submissions week
It’s time to polish up that manuscript! This week is Pan Macmillan South Africa’s open submissions week.
Submissions open 1 June 2018* | Submissions close 31 August 2018
First prize: $800 | Second prize: $200 | Third prize: $100
Aspiring writers: Submit your unpublished Youth Fiction to the Maskew Miller Longman Literature Awards to win R10,000
The Maskew Miller Longman Awards has announced its genre for 2018 – Youth Fiction!
Have you finished your book? Wondering how to get published? Have a look at Jonathan Ball Publishers manuscript submission guidelines.
Sign up for the Abantu Book Festival Creative Writing Masterclass with Nthikeng Mohlele and Zukiswa Wanner
Nthikeng Mohlele and Zukiswa Wanner will be leading a Creative Writing Masterclass at this year’s Abantu Book Festival!
Pan Macmillan South Africa will be accepting manuscripts during an open submissions period from 20 to 24 November 2017.
How do I approach a publisher? How do I choose a publisher? What royalties should I expect?
On 4 August 2017, Jacana Media publishers and a panel of experts will gather for a live book-pitching session!
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie pays touching tribute to Binyavanga Wainaina: ‘A great and rare and genuine talent’
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie paid homage to Binyavanga Wainaina yesterday evening, in a touching message read out at an event at Wits University in Johannesburg.
Jane Green, author of Falling, Saving Grace and most recently The Sunshine Sisters, shares her tips for writers.
Professor Jonathan Jansen has announced plans for a series of book-writing workshops in ‘major townships’ across South Africa.
In his Sunday Times Literary Awards keynote speech, Zakes Mda spoke about how fiction exposes the truth behind the facts.