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Call for submissions for the 2016 Ingrid Jonker Prize for English Poetry

Danie Marais, convener of the Ingrid Jonker Prize Committee, has put out a call for submissions for the 2016 Ingrid Jonker Prize.

The Ingrid Jonker Prize is awarded in alternate years to the best debut collections in English or Afrikaans. The winner receives a bronze medal and a cash prize.

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Previous winners of the prize include Beverly Rycroft, Hennie Nortjé, Karin Schimke and Nathan Trantaal.

Publishers are invited to submit three copies of any English poetry debut published in 2014 or 2015 for adjudication to:

Ingrid Jonker Prize Committee
c/o Finuala Dowling
Centre for Extra-Mural Studies
University of Cape Town
Private Bag
Rondebosch 7701
Cape Town
South Africa

The closing date for submissions is Monday, 11 April, 2016, and the winner will be announced during the Franschhoek Literary Festival (13-15 May 2016).

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