True Stories finalists named

2013-09-11 00:00

THE following writers have been selected as finalists in our True Stories of KwaZulu-Natal competition for 2013.

• Open category (under 1 500 words, R10 000 prize).

Marilyn Mills, Jono Hornby, Daphne Olivier (two stories entered), Kerry-Lynn Radloff, Joe Spirit, Linda Holden, Nichola Roy, Tracy Harwood and Poobie Govender.

• Snapshot category (under 800 words, R3 000 prize).

Marilyn Collop, Barbara Watt, Saxon Solomon, Margie Harel and Heidi Steyn.

• Schools category (under 800 words, R3 000 prize).

Brandy Zulu, Devin Pelser, Rebecca Robinson, Louiza Roy, Allison Muller and Sandile Zakwe.

• Opinion category (under 800 words, R3 000).

Linda Filmer, Julia Denny-Dimitriou, Darryl Earl David and Miyash Rampersadh.

All finalists’ stories will be published before the winners are announced in the last week of November.

The remainder of the semi-finalists’ stories will be published thereafter.

All writers whose stories are to be published are asked to contact Shelagh McLoughlin at or 033 355 1111 about material needed to go with their stories.

The Witness thanks all contestants for entering.

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