2013 SALA WINNERS
CATEGORY AUTHOR TITLE LANGUARE AUTHOR PROFILE                 POSITION
FIRST-TIME PUBLISHED AUTHOR AWARD Ashraaf Kagee Khalil’s Journey English View profile Winner
NADINE GORDIMER SHORT STORY AWARD Etienne van Heerden Haai Karoo Afrikaans View profile Winner
k. SELLO DUKER MEMORIAL LITERARY AWARD (For young writers) Karen Jayes For the Mercy of Waters English View profile Winner
LITERARY TRANSLATORS AWARD Nhlanhla Maake Mangolo a NnakeLetter to my Sister Sesotho View profile Winner
POETRY AWARD Petra Muller Om die gedagte van geel Afrikaans View profile Winner
CREATIVE  NON-FICTION AWARD Imraan Coovadia Transformations: Essays English View profile Winner
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT LITERARY AWARD P.G  du Plessies His oeuvre
Fees van die ongenooides Kortetjies en n lange
Afrikaans View profile Winner

Did you know?

· Siener in die suburbs was performed in the 1970s with Marius Weyers, Sandra Prinsloo, Don Lambrecht and Louis van Niekerk in the leading roles. It was also reworked for radio and television later on. In 2002 Siener was performed at the KKNK, directed by Chris Vorster and including Sandra Prinsloo, Gys de Villiers and Franz Marx in the cast.
· PG and Jan Spies were the presenters of the popular TV programme Spies en Plessie … met permissie.
· He founded his own film company in 1987 and wrote the screenplays of films like Nag van die negentiende, Liewe hemel, Genis and Koöperasie-stories: die moewie. Actress Embeth Davidtz, who has since made a success in Hollywood, played one of the leading roles in Nag van die negentiende.
· In the last few years his plays, such as Nagkantoor and Sophia Mentz beredder haar boedel, were performed nationwide.


Author bookshelf

2008 Fees van die ongenooides, Tafelberg
2009 Kortetjies en ‘n lange, Tafelberg
Awards
WA Hofmeyr Prize (1970) – Die nag van Legio
CNA Prize (1971) – Siener in die suburbs
Hertzog Prize for Drama (1972) – Die nag van Legio and Siener in die suburbs
WA Hofmeyr Prize (1973) – Siener in die suburbs
FAK Prize for Light Fiction (1988) – Het olifante elmboë?
Insig Afrikaanse Onbeperk Pioniersprys (2002)
ATKV Television Prize for Best Script (2007) – For the TV series Dryfsand
ATKV Prize: Fees van die ongenooides (2009)
Helgaard Steyn Prize: Fees van die ongenooides (2012)

List of titles
Literary criticism
1968 Die verwysing in die literatuur, Nasionale Boekhandel
Plays
1969 Die nag van Legio, Tafelberg
1971 Siener in die suburbs, Tafelberg
1973 Plaston: DNS-kind, Tafelberg
1977 ’n Seder val in Waterkloof, Tafelberg
1985 Vereeniging, Vereeniging, Tafelberg
Prose: short stories
1980 Koöperasie-stories op Donderdag, Perskor
1983 Hier sit die manne…, Perskor
1985 Nog koöperasie-stories, Perskor
1991 Koöperasie-stories: die omnibus, Perskor
1997 Tussen die riewe, Benedic
1998 Tweehonderd stories, Perskor
2006 120+ sommerstories, LAPA
2009 Kortetjies en ‘n lange, Tafelberg
Prose: sketches
1987 Het olifante elmboë?, Tafelberg
1993 Neklis, Tafelberg
Prose: novel
1998 The Married Man’s Guide to Adultery: A Study of Adulterations, Tafelberg
2008 Fees van die ongenooides, Tafelberg
Translations
Die nag van legio (1969)
· English (My name is Legion)
Siener in die suburbs (1971)
· English