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#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...

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...

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...
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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Ba re e ne re Literary Festival

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

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