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Maskew Miller Longman to host writers’ workshops!


2010-02-04

Maskew Miller Longman's fifth Literature Awards competition launched in November 2009 focuses on the genre of youth novels and once again the competition will give equal weighting to all 11 official South African languages.

To help aspirant writers with the submission of their youth novel, Maskew Miller Longman will be hosting writer's workshops across various provinces in South Africa. Rachelle Greeff, well-known author of various short story anthologies, novels and children's stories will facilitate the workshops and provide guidance and useful tips on how to write interesting and engaging novels for South Africa's youth. Rachelle regularly conducts writing courses and is also the book editor for Rapport.

To qualify to attend one of these workshops, you simply need to send a brief motivation letter and one page CV, to Bernice Snyman @ Fax (021) 531 0716 or e-mail: Bernice.Snyman@mml.co.za. Remember to indicate which workshop you would like to attend and please include your contact details.

Workshops will be limited to 25 delegates.

Dates for the workshops are as follows:
Polokwane 23 February 2010
Johannesburg 24 February 2010
Durban 25 February 2010
Cape Town 26 February 2010

There is more than R150 000 in total prize money to be won. For more information about the competition visit www.mml.co.za or contact Brenda Alexander on tel: 021 532 6000 or email: balexander@mml.co.za .

3 February 2010
Sharon Hughes
Marketing Director: Maskew Miller Longman
sharon@mml.co.za
(021) 532 6000