Press Release – October 2019

Press Release – October 2019

Press Release  The Miriam Tlali Reading and book Club to look at the man who founded ANC It is well known that the African National Congress (ANC) was formed in 1912 and is considered the oldest political organisation on the African continent. What is often not widely known is that the person who founded it was one Pixley ka Isaka Seme, a thirty-year-old black South African from Inanda outside the

Press Release: 24 June 2019

PRESS RELEASE IMMEDIATE RELEASE Miriam Tlali Reading and Book Club joins the world in celebrating Africa Month, 26th May 2019, at 13H00 to 15H00, 74 Mimosa Road, Randpark Ridge, Johannesburg The month of May is recognised as Africa month – a time when the continent of Africa commemorates the founding of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU). Celebrated on the 25th May, Africa Day signals the anniversary of the formation of

PRESS RELEASE – 22 May 2019

PRESS RELEASE IMMEDIATE RELEASE Miriam Tlali Reading and Book Club joins the world in celebrating Africa Month, 26th May 2019, at 13H00 to 15H00, 74 Mimosa Road, Randpark Ridge, Johannesburg The month of May is recognised as Africa month – a time when the continent of Africa commemorates the founding of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU). Celebrated on the 25th May, Africa Day signals the anniversary of the formation of (OAU)

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 awards ceremony on the 6th November at UNISA. Following the passing on of the 2nd National Poet Laureate,

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 of Arts and Culture, UNISA and Archie Mafeje Research Institute

Press Release: 8th November 2017

Press Release For immediate release: 8th November 2017 Issued by the wRite associates And the 2017 SALA winners are… “Being recognised by your own is truly special. I have received many awards in my life, but this makes me very emotional. I am deeply grateful,” Dikgang Moseneke, author and former Deputy Chief Justice of the South African Constitutional Court, when accepting the 2017 South African Literary Awards’ Creative Non-fiction Award

Press Release – 13 October 2017

Press Release For immediate release: 13 October 2017 Issued by the wRite associates Twenty eight (28) South Africa’s authors are shortlisted for the 2017 South African Literary Awards (SALA). 2017 marks the highest milestone of South African Literary Awards (SALA), as the shortlist includes, for the first time, the !Xam and !Kun languages. Listed under the Posthumous Literary Awards, five (5) legendary contributors are drawn from Wilhelm Bleek and Lucy

PRESS RELEASE – ANTI-APARTHEID ACTIVIST AUTHOR, MIRIAM TLALI, DEPARTS YONDER AT 83

PRESS RELEASE 28 February 2017 ANTI-APARTHEID ACTIVIST AUTHOR, MIRIAM TLALI, DEPARTS YONDER AT 83 South Africa and the literary world mourn the passing on of Miriam Tlali, a world-renowned award-winning anti-apartheid crusading author and South Africa’s first African woman to publish a novel. She was 83. Miriam Masoli Tlali-Lehutso was born in Doornfontein in Johannesburg, in the then Transvaal (now Gauteng) and grew up in Sophiatown. She’d wanted to study

2016 SALA WINNERS ANNOUNCED

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2016 SALA WINNERS!   CATEGORY   AUTHOR   TITLE Posthumous Literary Award TT Cloete For his body of work Chris van Wyk For his body of work Poetry Award   Gilbert Gibson Vry Arja Salafranca Beyond Touch Nadine Gordimer Short Story Award Sandra Hill Unsettled and Other Stories Literary Translators Award Leon de Kock & Karin Schimke Flame in the Snow: The Love Letters of Andre Brink

The 2016 South African Literary Awards Nominees

PRESS RELEASE 7th October 2016 The 2016 South African Literary Awards Nominees Are Announced. Celebrating 11th anniversary of their existence, the South African Literary Awards (SALA) have shortlisted eighteen (18) authors from a total of one hundred and thirty-two (132) submissions received for 2016. The winners will be announced at a glittering awards ceremony on the 7th November at UNISA. The awards ceremony will be preceded by the 5thAfrica Century