I dare say that after a long process @pen_southafrica is thrilled to finally announce  @KPutuma winner of the PEN SA Student Writing Prize.

Winner: Koleka Putuma for “Water

Second place: Sithembiso Khalishwayo for “The Forgotten

Third place: Puleng Lange-Stewart for “A love poem to the ‘Problematic’ Black Womxn

Congratulations to all three writers especially @KPutuma – what say you publishing this time next year, yes?

Kudos for the great job done by the talented panel of judges, Gabeba Baderoon (chair), @panashechigumadzi @NichMulgrew and @mntshanga.

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