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The Writer as a Drum Major of Conscience, Restoration & Transformation


The Establishment of the South African Writers Organisation

Date : 7th November 2017

Time : 9H00 – 16H00

Venue : Bamboo Lecture Hall, Kgorong Building, Meckleneuk Campus UNISA, Pretoria Tshwane

The wRite associates in partnership with the department of Afrikaans and Theory of Literature, UNISA, cordially invite established and aspirant writers in all the languages of South Africa, writers’ organisations and academics in the literary field to the 6th Africa Century International African Writers Conference. This year’s programme takes forward the 2016 conference which went under the theme “The Role of Writers’ Organisations in Society”.

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The South African Literary Awards Call for Submissions 2017 closed on the 30th June. We thank all who participated and look forward to releasing the nominees on the 13th October 2017. The award ceremony to honour the winners will be on the 7th November 2017.

The SALA Team

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About the South African Literary Awards

Founded by the wRite associates, in partnership with the National Department of Arts and Culture in 2005, the main aim of the South African Literary Awards is to pay tribute to South African writers who have distinguished themselves as ground-breaking producers and creators of literature, while it celebrates literary excellence in the depiction and sharing of South Africa’s histories, value systems and philosophies and art as inscribed and preserved in all the languages of South Africa, particularly the official languages.

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About wRite associates

Formed in 2000, the wRite associates is a one-stop events & project management company with a particular focus on the arts, culture and heritage realm. South Africa’s and Africa’s literary heritage remains one of the major focus areas for the company.

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