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Saturday, February 22, 2020


Deadline: March 20, 2020

Pick n Pay Hypermarket Durban North and The Durban Book Fair invite learners to submit short stories, essays and poems with a South African theme for publication in a book titled, Mzansi Tales.

Any South African language may be used. The word count should not exceed 2,000 and be submitted to before March 20, 2020.

All submissions should be accompanied by a biography of up to 50 words and a statement by an adult confirming that it is the author’s original work.

Prizes will be awarded for submissions assessed by the editorial committee as most reflective of an Mzansi tale.

The book will be launched on World Book Day, April 23, 2020 at Pick n Pay Hypermarket Durban North and the 2020 Durban Book Fair at Mitchell Park on April 26, 2020.

Terms and Conditions apply