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Unpublished Authors Alert! Enter Your Novel into the Citizen Book Prize Competition!

Citizen Book Prize CompetitionAnnouncing the R10 000 inaugural Citizen Book Prize for unpublished fiction – the first book prize to be judged by the SA reading public!

Established in association with 30 Degrees South Publishers, the Citizen Book Prize is for first-time authors who have written novels with a South African theme – and the winner will be chosen by Citizen newspaper and other readers through our easy, interactive and fun online voting system.

The prize includes R10 000, publication of the novel by 30 Degrees South Publishers (in time for Christmas 2007!), and guaranteed entry into the 2008 Exclusive Books Hombru promotion. Click the image for the competition rules, and visit 30 Degrees South home for more information. But before you do that, read on for the details of how to vote!

You be the judge
It’s simple to vote for the book that you’d like to see win the Citizen Book Prize. First, visit this page:

Next, follow these steps:

  • Select ‘read more’ to read the book’s synopsis.
  • Base your vote on whether you would like to read the entire book and would in fact buy it.
  • You will be able to vote for each entry from the Thursday it is published in The Citizen until the following Wednesday.
  • Each week a new entry will be posted on the website for you to rate, giving each entry the same amount of exposure.
  • The competition runs for 10 weeks, so log on each week to rate the entries.

The Citizen Book Prize: you decide what book you’d like to see on your bookstore’s shelf this Christmas!


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