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Announcement of the Shortlisted Nominees of the S.A Literary Awards 2023

MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release: 17/10/2023 Issued by: wRite associates Announcement of the Shortlisted Nominees of the S.A Literary Awards 2023 The 34-strong panel of judges of the South African Literary Awards (SALA) spent months rigorously reading, scrutinising, and scoring the over 200 books that answered to the Call for Submissions issued in November 2022. Following this exhaustive process of adjudication, the South African Literary Awards (SALA) is proud to

THE 2022 SOUTH AFRICAN LITERARY AWARDS (SALA) CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW CLOSED.

As we’ve now reached the deadline of the extended SALA Call for Submissions midnight on 24th June 2022, we take this opportunity to thank all the nominees and nominators for their submissions. The rigorous process of adjudication now commences! See you on the 31st International African Writers Day, 7th November 2022, at the 17th SALA Awards Handover Ceremony! Good luck, Folks!

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MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 09/11/2022 SALA AWARDS 2022 EDITION CELEBRATES 17 YEARS OF ADVANCING OUR LITERARY HERITAGE, NAMING FORTY-SEVEN WINNING AUTHORS SALA honoured the following forty seven South Africa’s authors – i.e. 33 winners and 14 runners-up – at the 17th South African Literary Awards on the 31st International African Writers’ Day, 7th November 2022, Freedom Park Museum & Heritage Site,Tshwane: Download Media Release

MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 09/11/2022

SALA AWARDS 2022 EDITION CELEBRATES 17 YEARS OF ADVANCING OUR LITERARY HERITAGE, NAMING FORTY-SEVEN WINNING AUTHORS SALA honoured the following forty seven South Africa’s authors – i.e. 33 winners and 14 runners-up – at the 17th South African Literary Awards on the 31st International African Writers’ Day, 7th November 2022, Freedom Park Museum & Heritage Site,Tshwane: Download Media Release

2021 SALA WINNERS

 2021 SALA WINNERS Category Author Title of book/publication Language Profile and Citation Children’s Literature Award Andre Trantraal Keegan & Samier: Die Sokkerfiasko Afrikaans Citation Profile Youth Literature Award Pamela Newham The Boy and the Poacher’s Moon English Citation Profile Youth Literature Award Kobate John Sekele   Mararankodi mafelelo Sepedi Citation Profile Youth Literature Award Sipho R Kekezwa Ubomi, ungancama! iSixhosa Citation Profile First-time Published Author Award Lynthia Julius Uit die

WRITE ASSOCIATES HONOUR SOUTH AFRICA’S LITERATI

Dr Tshepo Mvulane Moloi: The 30th ‘International Writers Day’, on Sunday 7 November 2021 was organised as part of the signature annual events by wRite associates. This year’s local revelries for the 30th ‘International Writers Day’ on Sunday 7th November 2021 was once again organised as part of the signature annual events by wRite associates, a brainchild of Morakabe ‘Raks’ Seakhoa and Sindiswa Seakhoa. In his capacity as Managing Director of

SALA Announces the 2021 Short List

By Kanya Mbuzane Following an exhaustive process of adjudication, the South African Literary Awards (SALA) is proud to announce the short list for its 2021 edition. The list reflects the leaps and bounds the country has taken since the inaugural ceremony held at the Durban International Convention Centre, Kwa-Zulu Natal, on the 5th March 2005 in honour of South Africa’s world-renowned scholar, author, eminent yet unsung poet of majestic epics

Press Release: 08 November 2021

MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release: 08/11/2021 Issued by: wRite associates SALA Inaugural Regional Poets Laureate Announced The South African Literary Awards (SALA) inaugurated the Regional Poet Prize on the International African Writers’ Day, 7th November 2021, at a virtual ceremony held in Johannesburg. The Eastern Cape and Limpopo provinces’ Ronelda Kamfer and Themba Patrick Magaisa, respectively, scooped the coveted prize. The two poets laureate, Kamfer and Magaisa, who write in