Breyten Breytenbach – Laureate of the Zbigniew Herbert Award 2017

A poet, prose writer, essayist, playwright, and painter, Breyten Breytenbach is one of the most highly regarded South African writers. Writing in both Afrikaans and English, he has published more than fifty...
Zbigniew Herbert International Literary Award

Zbigniew Herbert International Literary Award

The aim of the Zbigniew Herbert International Literary Award is to recognize outstanding artistic and intellectual literary achievements on the world stage which have a bearing on the world of values...

Enter the SA Writers College 2017 Annual Short Story Award

For Emerging Writers in South Africa The annual SA Writers College Short Story Competition acknowledges excellence in creative writing in the Short Story form. The contest is open to any beginner writer living in...

Apply to attend International Literature Showcase in Norwich

20 - 23 June 2017, Norwich, UK Join us in Norwich, UNESCO City of Literature, to make global connections and meet showcased writers. Engage in discussions with other leaders in literature, explore approaches...

Sunday Times Literary Awards

The Sunday Times Literary Awards are composed of two awards, fiction and non-fiction, given by the South African newspaper The Sunday Times. The awards are the Barry Ronge Fiction Prize (formerly Sunday...

Short Sharp Stories Award

The “Short Sharp Stories Award” for South African short-story fiction is made each year by the National Arts Festival. An anthology of selected stories is published annually and the theme set for...

Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize

February 4, 2017 Deadline: March 15 An annual award, the Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize awards best-published adventure novel and best-unpublished adventure manuscript. The winner of the published novel prize receives £10,000. While the winner of the unpublished...

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