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October 2018

SAIPA AWARD WINNERS 2018 
CATEGORY: TRAVEL
WINNER: DAVID ROBBINS
'WALKING TO AUSTRALIA'

 

CATEGORY: ORNITHOLOGY

WINNER: JOSH CRICKMAY

"JOSH'S BIG YEAR"
 

 

 


 

CATEGORY: FINE ART

WINNER: SIMON O'CALLAGHAN

"BURN"

 

 


 

CATEGORY: PHOTOGRAPHY

WINNER: LOUIS BOTHA

"KAROO"

 

 


 

CATEGORY: SHORT STORY

WINNER: MEHLULU NXUMALO

"THE FABULISTS BINDLE"

 

 


 

CATEGORY: SHORT STORY

WINNER: B.E MAGDALENA

"INNOCENCE AT WAR"

 

 


 

CATEGORY: NOVEL

WINNER: NICOLA HAYWARD

"MASTER JACK"

 

 


 

CATEGORY: ROMANCE

WINNER: HELENA DAVIS

"THE WIND IN THE WHEAT FIELDS"

 

 


 

CATEGORY: CHRISTIAN FICTION

WINNER: JOHN COOMBE

"CLEON & LUCIA"

 

 


 

CATEGORY: MEMOIR

WINNER: DOMINIQUE MALHERBE

"FROM COURTROOM TO CUPCAKES"

 

 


 

CATEGORY: BEST PLATTELAND BOOKSHOP

WINNER: THE BOOK HOTEL

BETHULIE

 

 


 

CATEGORY: SELF HELP / D.I.Y

WINNER: CHRIS MARAIS & JULIENNE DU TOIT

"MOVING TO THE PLATTELAND"

 

 


 

CATEGORY: CONTEMPLATIVE LIVING

WINNER: TODD COLLINS

"THE ART OF BEING... AN AWFUL ANGLER"

 

 


 

CATEGORY: WINE

WINNER: MARK DE WET

"THE CAPE RUBAIYAT"

 

 


 

CATEGORY: ART HISTORY

WINNER: ANNE GRAAF

"THE OWL HOUSE"

 

 


 

CATEGORY: CHILDREN'S BOOK

WINNER: LEBOHANG MASANGO AND MASEGO MORULANE

"MPUMI'S MAGIC BEADS"

 

 


CATEGORY: BOOKBEDONNERD PRIZE (BEST SELF-PULISHED BOOKS OF 2018)

 

WINNERS IN NO PARTICULAR ORDER:
SIMON O'CALLAGHAN...............................BURN
LOUIS BOTHA.............................................................KAROO
NICOLA HAYWARD...........................................................MASTER JACK
ANNE GRAAF.................................................................................THE OWL HOUSE