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PRESS RELEASE: 28th September 2018

PRESS RELEASE 28th September 2018 The 2018 South African Literary Awards Announces Nominees, Launches 2 Additional Categories, Names New Poet Laureate Celebrating 13th anniversary of their existence, the South African Literary Awards (SALA) have shortlisted twenty three (23) authors from a total of just under two hundred (200) submissions received for 2018. The winners will be announced at a glittering…read more →

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PRESS RELEASE: 6 August 2018

PRESS RELEASE Release Date: 6 August 2018 (Immediate Release) Released by the wRite associates and partners. The 7th annual Africa Century International African Writers Conference (ACIAWC) Call for Papers is now open.  Papers and panel proposals, interpreting the theme “Unifying Africa: Writing and reading in African languages” are invited.  Delivered by the wRite associates in partnership with the national Department…read more →

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Press Release: SALA honoured fourteen South Africa’s authors

Press Release SALA honoured fourteen South Africa’s authors at the 10th South African Literary Awards on the 7th November 2015, Tshwane Events centre, Pretoria. Receiving the awards were: CATEGORY LANGUAGE NAME & SURNAME BOOK TITLE/ OEUVRE 1. First-time Published Author Award English Carol Campbell   My Children Have Faces 2. k Sello Duiker Memorial Literary Award English Zukiswa Wanner London,…read more →

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Media release – SALA Celebrates a Decade of Excellence

SALA CELEBRATES 10 YEARS OF ADVANCING OUR LITERARY HERITAGE Celebrating 10 years of growth and exhilarating success, the South African Literary Awards (SALA) will honour over ten South African authors at a celebratory awards ceremony to be held at Tshwane Events Centre, Tshwane, Gauteng Province on November 7, 2015. The prestigious South African Literary Awards were founded in 2005 by…read more →

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2015 Conference Media Release

Prof Micere Mugo, Scholars and Authors to add value to 4th International African Writer’s Conference Prof Mĩcere Gĩthae Mũgo, the world-renowned poet, playwright, literary critic and scholar, will headline the 4th Africa Century International African Writers’ Conference on 6th and 7th November 2015, Tshwane Events Centre and Little Theatre, Tshwane. Prof Mugo will deliver the 4th International African Writers Day…read more →

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Declaration Against Afrophobia/Xenophobia/Misanthropy

Declaration Against Afrophobia/Xenophobia/Misanthropy 25 April 2015, Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, Houghton, Joburg We, the people gathered here today, as here undersigned, comprising:   Writers Artists Poets Activists Academics Students and children Lawyers Theatre practitioners Performers Dancers Storytellers Filmmakers Photographers Video producers, Craftmakers Administrators Wish to state unequivocally that we are part and parcel of the African communities and are…read more →

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2014 South African Literary Awards Finalists Announced

After a protracted process of adjudication, the Adjudication Panel of the South African Literary Awards have picked 19 finalists out of 123 authors who submitted their books for the 9th edition of the popular SALA Awards, across all the official languages in South Africa. “We are delighted at the growth of these prestigious South African Literary Awards”, said Prof Zodwa…read more →

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Dr Samia Nkrumah, Scholars and Authors to add value to International African Writer’s Conference, South African Literary Awards

Five luminaries will headline this year’s African Writers’ Conference scheduled for National Library of South Africa, Tshwane on Friday, 7th November 2014. The conference is a prelude to the South African Literary Awards prize giving ceremony to be held later that evening at the same venue. Billed to deliver papers at the Conference is award-winning Ghanaian academic and daughter of…read more →

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