Festival

3 reasons why we must support Abantu Literature Festival

Abantu Literature Festival that was launched with much fanfare and as a knee-jerk reaction to the boycott of the highly-acclaimed Franschoek Literary Festival, is inviting average citizens to be its patrons....

SA Book Fair comes to Newtown

The re-imagined South African Book Fair is now owned by the South African Book Development Council and will be incorporated into the exiting National Book Week which will run from the...

Jalada Mobile Festival – Mombasa Leg (31st March)

After traversing the greater East Africa, today, the #JaladaFestival begins the journey from Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam and hops into the truck that has allowed it to move through the...
Ngugi wa ThiongÕ,

CfP: Global Africa Month – the Ngugi Workshop

2 – 4 May 2017, Vienna, deadline: 15 March 2017 Call for Papers: Global Africa Month – the Ngugi Workshop Prof Adams Bodomo Workshop on Strategies for the Promotion of African Language Literature University of Vienna Global...

Apply to attend International Literature Showcase in Norwich

20 - 23 June 2017, Norwich, UK Join us in Norwich, UNESCO City of Literature, to make global connections and meet showcased writers. Engage in discussions with other leaders in literature, explore approaches...

Abantu Book Festival

Abantu Book Festival is an annual literary event held in Soweto, South African’s artistic heartland, featuring authors from South Africa, Africa, and the diaspora. Abantu is the Nguni word for people, which...

Jozi Book Fair

The Jozi Book Fair is held over four days in September, from Thursday to Sunday, and is organised around the JBF’s work with its constituencies and the public throughout the year. Since...

Open Book Cape Town

Open Book Cape Town at The Fugard Theatre is an annual literary festival, the first of which happened in 2011. Dates for Open Book 2016 are 7 – 11 September. The...

Poetry Africa International Poetry Festival

The 20th Poetry Africa 2016 International Poetry Festival features participants from South Africa and around the world. The extensive week-long programme features performances, readings and book-launches from some of the world’s most...

20th Time of the Writer International Festival: Schools Short Story Competition

The 20th Time of the Writer International Festival hosted by the Centre for Creative Arts (CCA), University of KwaZulu-Natal invites South African high school learners to submit their short stories for...

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