ANFASA, the Academic and Non-Fiction Authors’ Association of South Africa, announces the next round of the grant scheme to benefit authors of academic and general non-fiction works.
The Music In Africa Foundation’s website www.musicinafrica.net is easily the fastest growing information and exchange web portal dedicated to the African music sector, reaching thousands of people every day. With hundreds of contributors across the globe and thousands of musicians registered on the website, the publication has a reputation of providing reliable and useful information
Scriptwriters will be pleased to hear that PANSA has extended the deadline for script submissions for the Festival of Reading of New Writing – the scriptwriting competition for new, emerging or experienced writers. The 2017 competition was made possible by a grant of R1.8 million from the National Lotteries Commission (NLC).
The Adam and Rosalie Small Award for Debutant/Debutante Writers is in honour of Adam and Rosalie Small for their contribution to South African literature, philosophy, education, and advocacy against social injustice. The Award will centre on South African themes that support diversity – in language, race, culture, age, gender and sexual orientation – and celebrate
Writers and Artists have until the 31st of December 2016 to make submissions to ArtAscent for the ‘Portraits’s programme. The theme ‘Portraits’ display the likeness, personality and mood of the person or creature being presented. Portraits can be expressed in symbolic, literal, modern, traditional, abstract, and completely unique ways.
Pivotal South Africa poet, Dr. Mongane Wally Serote has been lauded as the Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) Literature Lifetime Achiever for 2016. This Award, sponsored by Media24 Books, aims to acknowledge Serote’s significant contribution to South African prose. Photograph: John Hogg
Die Teksmark is ‘n vars platform vir die skep van nuwe Suid-Afrikaanse verhoogtekste, in Afrikaans. Skrywers kry die geleentheid om die verhoogmatigheid van tekste en idees vir tekste te toets, en met terugvoer van rolspelers in die bedryf, te voltooi.
The Hodder Fellowship will be given to writers and non-literary artists of exceptional promise to pursue independent projects at Princeton University during the 2017-2018 academic year. Potential Hodder Fellows are writers, composers, choreographers, visual artists, performance artists, or other kinds of artists or humanists who have “much more than ordinary intellectual and literary gifts”.