Poetry Award


Arja Salafranca has published three collections of poetry, A Life Stripped of Illusions, which received the Sanlam Award for poetry, The Fire in which we Burn; and most recently, Beyond Touch (2015). Her fiction has been published online, in anthologies and journals, and is collected in her debut collection, The Thin Line, long-listed for the Wole Soyinka Award. She has participated in a number of writers’ conferences, edited two anthologies and has received awards for her poetry and fiction. She is the lifestyle editor at The Sunday Independent and lives in Johannesburg.