Jolyn Phillips, Ken Barris, Qarnita Loxton, and Michiel Heyns Shortlisted for 2018 Media24 Books Awards

15 May 2018
Jolyn Phillips, Ken Barris, Qarnita Loxton, and Michiel Heyns Shortlisted for 2018 Media24 Books Awards

Congratulations to PEN SA members Jolyn Phillips, Ken Barris, Qarnita Loxton, and Michiel Heyns, whose books have been shortlisted in the 2018 Media24 Books Awards.

These annual awards serve to recognise the best work published during the previous year by Media24 book publishers including NB Publishers (through imprints such as Human & Rousseau, Tafelberg, Kwela and Queillerie) as well as Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Ken Barris (The Life of Worm and Other Misconceptions), Qarnita Loxton (Being Kari), Michiel Heyns (I am Pandarus) have been shortlisted for the Herman Charles Bosman Prize for English Fiction. Jolyn Phillips (Radbraak) has been shortlisted for the Elisabeth Eybers Prize for Poetry.

The full shortlists for all the Media24 Books Awards may be found here.

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