Submissions are open for the 2018 Sunday Times Alan Paton Award for non-fiction and the Barry Ronge Fiction Prize
Alert! Submissions are open for the 2018 Sunday Times Alan Paton Award for non-fiction and the Barry Ronge Fiction Prize. As in previous years, formal longlists for the prizes will be drawn up: convenors Jennifer Platt and Michele Magwood, along with the chairs of the respective judging panels, will select longlists of approximately 25 books per prize for the judges to assess. The winners will be announced next year. Please find below the links to the 2018 entry forms and submission rules and procedures.
- NB: The list of titles that publishers wish to enter should reach the convenors, by email, by Monday 20 November 2017.
Publishers are requested to nominate no more than FOUR TITLES per imprint and to submit a list of other titles published in 2016 that are eligible. The judging panels may select additional titles for consideration at their discretion.
- Only upon receiving notification from the conveners that a title or titles have been included on the longlist, should publishers send five print copies of each title to the Sunday Times, by Monday 4 December 2017
Prize criteria & Entry forms
Note: you can print/download these documents at their links.
- Rules and procedures and entry form – Alan Paton Award
- Rules and procedures and entry form – Barry Ronge Fiction Prize
Publishers are requested to email a list of all titles that they wish to enter to Jennifer Platt of the Sunday Times, at PlattJ@tisoblackstar.co.za by no later than Monday 20 November 2017.
Click below to view previous winners: