2016 South African Literary Awards Winners Announced

09 Nov 2016
2016 South African Literary Awards Winners Announced

The winners of the South African Literary Awards (SALAs) were announced on Monday evening.

Congratulations to PEN SA members Arja Salafranca, Sandra Hill, Leon de Kock and Karin Schimke, as well as to PEN SA Student Writing Prize judge Panashe Chigumadzi who have won the following categories:

Poetry Award (shared)
– Arja Salafranca for Beyond Touch

Nadine Gordimer Short Story Award
– Sandra Hill for Unsettled and Other Stories

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

See the full list of winners on SALAs website

(Image courtesy of the South African Literary Awards)

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