African Pens 2011

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SAPEN brings you a brand new anthology of writings from Africa, a collection that will give the reader insight into what African writers are experiencing and writing about in the new decade.
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SAPEN brings you a brand new anthology of writings from Africa, a collection that will give the reader insight into what African writers are experiencing and writing about in the new decade.

A total of 530 entries were received for the 2011 PEN/Studzinski Literary Award. The "sifter" reading process was completed in September 2010, with a total of 1 109 readings having taken place. The book has twenty one stories and the winners were selected by J.M Coetzee.

Prize Winners 2011 – as selected by JM Coetzee
1st Prize - The Story by James Whyle
2nd Prize - Heatwave by Beth Hunt
3rd Prize - The Ticket by William Oosthuizen

The following five stories recieved honourable mention
Quiver by Rosemund J Handler
The Sunday Paper by Rosamund Kendal
Parking the Guilt by Kyne Nislev Bernstorff
Claremont Park by Bobby Jordan
July by Joline Young

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