The independent publisher strikes back
The independent publisher strikes back

The digital independent publisher, having endured most of the disruption of recent years, has emerged into the sunlight with its true worth being recognised and a champion in the form of the ACME network by its side.

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

Imran Garda's novel The Thunder That Roars wins the 2015 Olive Schreiner Prize for Prose
Imran Garda's novel The Thunder That Roars wins the 2015 Olive Schreiner Prize for Prose

Imran Garda's debut novel, The Thunder That Roars, has been announced as the joint winner of the prestigious Olive Schreiner Prize for Prose. The prize is awarded annually by the English Academy of South Africa for a work of prose, poetry or drama.

Issued by Penguin Random House SA 1 day ago

L-R Fourie Botha (Penguin Random House (Umuzi)), Claire Robertson, author of The Magistrate of Gower and Andrea Nattras (Pan Macmillan). Photograph: Esa Alexander, Sunday Times
Sunday Times Literary Awards shortlist announced

Amid the flurry of activities taking place at the Franschhoek Literary Festival this past weekend was the announcement of 2016 shortlist finalists in the Sunday Times Literary Awards, where 10 South African writers were acknowledged for their fiction and non-fiction work. Being named as finalist puts the authors in line for the Barry Ronge Prize and Alan Paton Award respectively.

16 May 2016

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Copyright judgment a 'landmark' for online publishing: Media 24

Media24 described Thursday's judgment, which dismissed six of Moneyweb's seven claims of copyright infringement, as a landmark ruling for online publishing.

By Ernest Mabuza 6 May 2016

Turning freedom of expression resolutions into reality
Turning freedom of expression resolutions into reality

Rights such as freedom of expression and access to information are often associated with journalists, but they belong to everyone. It takes strong commitment to ensure they become reality, not just words on paper.

By Pansy Tlakula 3 May 2016