Festival

Highly-acclaimed authors headline 20th Time of the Writer International Festival 2017

17 February 2017 A feast of literary offerings from Africa and the world will be showcased at this year’s 20th Time of the Writer International Festival set to take place from 13...

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...

#FLF and why its awesome to be here

I have never had a good flight to Cape Town. In fact, I dread the town. If it is not its temperamental weather, its a racist incident on the sly or...

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...

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...
Tjo!StoryFest

Tjo!StoryFest: Everyone Has A Story

The residents of Tshwane are in for a unique treat. They will be closing off Youth Month and welcoming Mandela Month with a new, exciting edition to the cultural calendar: Tjo!StoryFest! The...

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...

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...

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...

Lagos International Poetry Festival

October 26th – October 30th The Lagos International Poetry Festival 2016 builds on the foundation of the festival’s successful 2015 debut. LIPF 2015, which had the theme Borderless Words,saw hundreds of people...

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