Kingsmead College, a girls’ school in Johannesburg, recently announced the winners of their second national Young Writers’ Competition. The competition, run alongside their annual Kingsmead Book Fair, aims to build a new generation of young writers in South Africa.
Young Writers’ Competition
The Kingsmead Book Fair (KBF) will be held on Saturday 27 May in Johannesburg. This is the 12th year of the festival and it has become a significant event on South Africa’s literary calendar, for authors and readers alike. The KBF Young Writers’ Competition will close on the 31 March at 20H00. Enter now!
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Kingsmead Book Fair is launching a nationwide Young Writers’ Competition for ages 6 – 18. Enter now and show us your creative spark! Competition closes 16 May 2022.