Open for Entries: UJ Prize for South African Writing in English

05 Nov 2015
Open for Entries: UJ Prize for South African Writing in English

Deadline: 30 November 2015. Second (and last date) for submission: 30 January 2016.

The University of Johannesburg Prize for South African Writing in English is now open for entries of any genre. Last year’s Main Prize was won by PEN SA member Zakes Mda for his novel, Rachel’s Blue.

The UJ Prize has two categories, Main and Debut, and is open to creative writing in any genre. The UJ Prize comes with a R75 000 cash award, while the UJ Debut Prize is worth R35 000.

Entry details: Books LIVE

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