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Tony Ullyatt wins the SALA for An Unobtrusive Vice!

Congratulations to Tony Ullyatt who was awarded a South African Literary Award (SALA) in the Poetry Category for 2019 for his collection, An Unobtrusive Vice. Ullyatt was awarded..

Buy a Dryad Press Box Set, Volume II – the perfect Xmas gift!

Our box set includes 4 poetry collections: Allegories of the Everyday, by Brian Walter; Otherwise Occupied, by Sally Ann Murray, missing, by Beverly Rycroft; and Metaphysical Balm, by Michèle Betty.

Announcing the Dryad Press Poets Selected for Publication in 2020

Dryad Press has made its selections for publication in 2020! Congratulations to Kobus Moolman, Fiona Zerbst, and Oliver Findlay Price whose evocative and inspiring manuscripts were selected from among the many submissions received by Dryad Press in the 2019 open submission period. If you submitted a manuscript, we thank you for having the courage to put your work out there. If you did not make it, do not lose heart and consider submitting new work in our 2020 open submission period. Watch our website and social media platforms for information regarding this.

In the meantime, take inspiration from the three new poets that we welcome into the Dryad Press stable and whose collections will form part of the Dryad Press Living Poets Series, joining Michèle Betty, Beverly Rycroft, Tony Ullyatt, Stephen Symons, Sally Ann Murray and Brian Walter, whose collections were published in 2017, 2018 and 2019.

Congratulations to our prize nominated poet!

This October, Tony Ullyatt’s collection, An Unobtrusive Vice has been nominated for one of South Africa’s most prestigious literary awards, a South African Literary Award (SALA) in the Poetry category. Tony published this debut collection with Dryad Press in February 2018. We wish him congratulations and the best of luck for the forthcoming announcement.

Dryad Press Welcomes its New Intern!

Dryad Press is delighted to announce the appointment of its first intern, Caryn Leigh Oram. Caryn is an English Honours student at Stellenbosch University, and will be interning with Dryad Press for several months.

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