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2009 M-Net Literary Award Winners

The Rowing Lesson30 Nagte in AmsterdamNne na inwi13 Uur

Alert! The winners of the 2009 M-Net Literary Awards have been announced. Each prize is worth R30 000; I’m bringing you the news direct from the events cermony in Camps Bay, Cape Town.

The winners:

English

Anne Landsman for The Rowing Lesson

Afrikaans

Etienne van Heerden for 30 nagte in Amsterdam

African languages – Sepedi/Sesotho

Mathethe Molope Babuši ba Lehono (Today’s Leaders)

African languages – Tshivenda

Tsireledzo Mushoma for Nne na inwi (You and Me)

M-Net Film Award
NB: this is the first year this award has been given, and is for a novel that could potentially become a film on M-Net.

Deon Meyer for 13 Uur

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Recent comments:

  • <a href="http://helenmoffett.book.co.za" rel="nofollow">Helen</a>
    Helen
    June 14th, 2009 @00:57 #
     
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    Yay! Thrilled for Anne, and absolutely over the moon and stars and into the next galaxy for Tsireledzo (creator of "Lulu"). Mazel tov to the rest, too!

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  • <a href="http://fionasnyckers.book.co.za" rel="nofollow">Fiona</a>
    Fiona
    June 14th, 2009 @21:40 #
     
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    CONGRATULATIONS to Tsiriledzo, creator of *ahem* Cherie (Lulu who?). That news has really made my day. Go girl!

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