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Adults Only winners

Mercury Books and Short.Sharp.Stories, in conjunction with the National Arts Festival, are proud to announce the prize winners and commended stories from this year’s Short.Sharp.Story anthology, Adults Only.

The authors of the highly commended stories are (in alphabetical order):

Ken Barris

Christine Coates

Dudumalingani Mqombothi

Alex Smith


The authors of the top four stories are (in alphabetical order):

Donvé Lee

Sean Mayne

Tiffany Kagure Mugo

Nick Mulgrew


The overall winner will be announced at the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown at the book’s launch – the 9th July, at 15:00 in the Rhodes Nuns Chapel. The winning author will receive R20 000 in prize money, and the other three authors will receive R5 000 each. The book will be available countrywide in July.

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Recent comments:

  • <a href="" rel="nofollow">Alex Smith</a>
    Alex Smith
    June 23rd, 2014 @20:36 #

    Nick Mulgrew is clearly a writer to watch! Hearty congrats to the four winners.


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