2016 South African Literary Awards Nominees Announced

11 Oct 2016
2016 South African Literary Awards Nominees Announced

The nominees for the 2016 South African Literary Awards have been announced. Congratulations to PEN SA members Athol Williams, Arja Salafranca, Leon de Kock and Karin Schimke, as well as to PEN Afrikaans Manager Danie Marais and PEN SA Student Writing Prize judge Panashe Chigumadzi, who have been shortlisted in the following categories:

Poetry Award
– Athol Williams for Bumper Cars
– Arja Salafranca for Beyond Touch

Nadine Gordimer Short Story Award
– Danie Marais for Pruimtwak en skaduboksers

Literary Translators Award
– Leon de Kock and Karin Schimke for Flame in the Snow: The Love Letters of André Brink and Ingrid Jonker

K Sello Duiker Memorial Literary Award
– Panashe Chigumadzi for Sweet Medicine

The winners will be announced on Monday, 7 November 2016.

Read more and see the full shortlists on Books LIVE

(Image courtesy of the South African Literary Awards)

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