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SA Book Fair comes to Newtown, Joburg

The South African Book Fair is now owned by the South African Book Development Council and will be incorporated into the successful annual National Book Week, which has already established itself...

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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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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

Ba re e ne re Literary Festival

Watch the 2016 video here https://youtu.be/vfsU5A0QD98

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