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Photos: Sunday Times Literary Awards 2011 – shortlist announcement

Imke van Heerden - 2011-05-27

Many of South Africa’s literary greats and book lovers alike all gathered in Franschhoek mid-May for the shortlist announcement of the country’s pre-eminent literary accolade, the Sunday Times Literary Awards 2011.

Some of the writers/publishers that attended the event (clockwise, from top left): Arja Salafranca, Leslie Swartz, Eugene Ashton, Robert Plummer, Henrietta Rose-Innes, Zakes Mda, Isobel Dixon and Michiel Heyns
Barry Ronge welcomed the guests.
Avusa Education publisher Patti McDonald said a few words about the Sunday Times Storybook Campaign and other educational and literary initiatives. Sunday Times books editor and convener Tymon Smith
Phylicia Oppelt, editor of The Times, presents a Fiction Prize certificate to Shaida Kazie Ali for Not a Fairy Tale.
Deeper than Colour author James Clelland
Ray Hartley, editor of the Sunday Times, presents an Alan Paton Award
certificate to Ronnie Kasrils for The Unlikely Secret Agent.
A pleased pair: Kwela publisher Nèlleke de Jager and
the author of Young Blood, Sifizo Mzobe
Some of the shortlisted authors that attended the event (from left to right): Sifizo Mzobe (Young Blood), Sylvia Walker (Steeped in Blood),
Ronnie Kasrils (The Unlikely Secret Agent), James Clelland
(Deeper than Colour) and David Klatzow (Steeped in Blood)
Sifizo Mzobe, Sylvia Walker, Ronnie Kasrils,
James Clelland and David Klatzow

Photos: Imke van Heerden