Maskew Miller Longman Literature Awards
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Maskew Miller Longman Literature Awards:
Maskew Miller Longman invites you to submit your unpublished and original youth novel/s.
Entries will be judged by prominent literary figures in each of South Africans 11 official languages.
Novel Award Criteria:
Entries are only invited in Novels
The writing should appeal to South African youth (13 to 18 years) of today and should be suitable for prescription at school level.
The length of the manuscript submitted should be between
25 000 and 45 000 words.An official entry form MUST accompany all entries.
Established and new writers may submit original manuscripts in any of the eleven South African official languages.
The work submitted should be original, unpublished and untranslated from any published material.
The competition is not open to MML staff members or their immediate families and the judges/ screeners of the competition.
The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
Manuscript should be typed on one side of unbound A4 page in double spacing with all pages clearly numbered.
Email entries will not be accepted
Authors are advised to retain a copy of their manuscript.
While every care will be taken, the Publishers can accept no responsibility for the loss of manuscripts and submitted copies will not be returned.
No restrictions on the number of entries. An official entry form MUST accompany every manuscript.
An entry implies acceptance of all the rules and conditions of the award.
Deadline: 30th April
For more awards information and application, see: Maskew Miller Longman Literature Awards Website
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