Sisonke Msimang Shortlisted for 2018 Alan Paton Award
14 May 2018
Congratulations to PEN SA Board Member Sisonke Msimang, whose book Always Another Country: A Memoir of Exile and Home has been shortlisted for the 2018 Alan Paton Award.
Al-Jazeera journalist Asad Essa said that the book “must be read” in a review for IOL last year.
The Alan Paton adjudication panel consists of Constitutional Court judge and PEN SA member Edwin Cameron; journalist Paddi Clay; and is chaired by award-winning writer, journalist and filmmaker, Sylvia Vollenhoven.
The full shortlist for the 2018 Alan Paton Award, as well as the shortlist for the 2018 Baryr Ronge Fiction Prize, may be found here.
(Image supplied by the Sunday Times.)