Festivals

Ba re e ne re Literary Festival

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

Franschoek Literary Festival Library Fund aims to create a generation of readers

Encouraging a culture of reading in the Franschhoek valley and raising funds for a new community library and local school libraries were important reasons for establishing the Franschhoek Literary Festival in...

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...

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...

Franschoek Literary Festival 2017 Official program is released

The organisers of the prestigious Franschoek Literary Festival 2017, have released the program for this year's edition. The program is available here ... ABOUT FRANSCHOEK LITERARY FESTIVAL The first Franschhoek Literary Festival took place...

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...
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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...

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...

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...

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