Henrietta Rose-Innes on winning the Francoise Sommer Literary Prize

Author Henrietta Rose-Innes is a South African with four books to her credit. The first two of her books Shark’s Egg (2001) and The Rock…

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Morland Writing Scholars 2014 announced

The Miles Morland Foundation (MMF) has announced the winners of the 2014 Morland Writing Scholarships. The winners each receive a grant of ₤18,000 to allow…

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Diane Awerbuck is Short Story Day Africa 2014 winner

The Short Story Day Africa prize has been announced. Short Story Day Africa for the uninformed brings together writers, readers, booksellers, publishers, teachers and school…

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Bwesigye Bwa Mwesigire interviews African authors on This is Africa

Bwesigye Bwa Mwesigire will be familiar to readers of this blog as one of the driving forces behind the Writivism initiative. The Writivism initiative aims…

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South African Literary Awards 2014 announced

The winners of one of South Africa’s more trust awards, The South Africa Literary Awards aka The Sala were announced on Friday evening. The event…

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