Festivals

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...

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...

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....

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...

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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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...

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...

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...

Ba re e ne re Literary Festival

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

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