Winner of the 2017 Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Award Announced
30 Oct 2017
Moses Seletisha was named the winner of the 2017 Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Award for his Sepedi poem “Mahlalerwa” at the 2017 Nirox WORDS Festival on Saturday 21 October 2017. René Bohnen came second for her Afrikaans poem “Eerste mense” and PEN SA member Jim Pascual Agustin came third for his English poem “Coligny Sunflowers Near Scotland Section, Tlhabologang Township”.
Congratulations to all three of the poets!
The Jacana Literary Foundation shared photographs from the event on their Facebook page:
(Image courtesy of Jacana Literary Foundation)