About the Competition
The Maskew Miller Longman Awards announces the genre for 2018 - Youth Fiction
Pearson South Africa invites experienced, new and aspiring writers to submit their unpublished and original Youth Fiction for teenagers aged 16 to 18 years.
Youth novels submitted should be between 25 000 and 45 000 words.
Manuscripts submitted can explore the following themes but are not limited to: comedy, romance, fantasy, sport and adventure.
A prize of R 10 000.00 will be awarded to each winner and the winning entries will be considered for publication by Pearson. A prize of R3 500 will be awarded to each finalist.
Closing date for entries is 4 May 2018.
Give South African youth the gift of reading in their mother tongue and download your entry form to enter.