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Penguin Random House South Africa wins 2016 Sefika Trade Publisher of the Year Award

This entry was posted on 31 August 2016.
Press Release
Penguin Random House South Africa received top honours in the category Trade Publisher of the Year at the 2016 Sefika Awards ceremony, held at the Vineyard Hotel in Cape Town yesterday evening. 
 
The Sefika Awards celebrate booksellers and publishers for the roles they play in promoting a culture of reading in South Africa.  The Trade Publisher of the Year Award rewards overall excellence in the South African Trade Publishing sector. 
 
The criteria used by booksellers include outstanding turnaround times for book delivery, exceptional customer service and communication from the sales team to booksellers, and supporting booksellers with book launches and publicity.
 
Steve Connolly, Managing Director at Penguin Random House South Africa says, “I’m delighted that the team at Penguin Random House has been recognised by the trade. Every staff member, throughout the country has worked with dedication and passion, supporting our authors and customers, and bringing our books to the readers of South Africa. We love what we do, but it feels great to be acknowledged.”
 
For more information, please contact Amanda van Rhyn at 011 327-3550 / avanrhyn@penguinrandomhouse.co.za or visit our website on www.penguinrandomhouse.co.za