[Sponsored] Calling all South African poets, writing in any of South Africa’s official languages: Enter the 2019 Sol Plaatje EU Poetry Award

The Jacana Literary Foundation (JLF) is pleased to announce that submissions for the ninth annual Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Award and Anthology will be open from 5 to 31 March 2019.

Up to three poems in any of South Africa’s official languages can be submitted via the online entry form that will be put up on the Jacana website on 5 March 2019.

Entrants are encouraged to submit poems written in their mother tongue.

Cash prizes are awarded to the shortlist:

  • 1st place: R6000
  • 2nd place: R4000
  • 3rd place: R2000

Entries will close at 5 pm on Sunday, 31 March.

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