Miller Longman launches Drama Competition for all 11 official South African languages.
Miller Longman is pleased to announce the launch of its second Literature Award
competition, which focuses on the genre of drama and gives equal weighting to
all official South African languages.
The inaugural Literature Awards in
2006 that called for the submission of youth novels saw an overwhelming influx
of manuscripts in all official languages. It is encouraging to see entries from
both experienced and published, as well as novice authors. The screening process
is currently underway and will be followed by a final judging from the panel of
prominent literary figures.
We are proud of our literary offerings in all
11 official languages and to this end are pleased to announce the second round
in the annual Maskew Miller Longman Literature Award competition where entries
for original and unpublished drama manuscripts are invited. Entrants are required
to submit manuscripts aimed at readers between the ages of 15 and 18 years.
the leading South African educational publisher we have a tradition of embracing
cultural diversity and aim to further develop literature in all 11 official South
African languages and encourage aspirant writers to explore their talent.
The total prize money exceeds R150 000 in cash with the winning entry in
each language category receiving R10 000 and runners-up R5 000 each. All winning
entries will be published and the runners-up also stand the chance of having their
work published. Literary experts will screen all entries while final judging will
be performed by prominent literary figures.
entry forms is available from the Maskew Miller Longman Head Office in
Cape Town @ (021) 532 6000. An official entry form must accompany each entry.
closing date for the competition is 31 July 2007.