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Franschhoek Literary Festival 2015: Friday 15 May Events

Franschhoek Literary Festival 2015: Friday 15 May Events

Here is a list of all the amazing events you can look forward to at the Franschhoek Literary Festival this year! Because there are so many wonderful events we have decided to split them into 3 blogs (one for each day of the festival). 10h00-11h00 [1] Wielding Words (New School Hall) Darrel Bristow-Bovey (Superzero) discusses […]

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Franschhoek Literary Festival 2015

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The first Franschhoek Literary Festival took place in 2007 with two main objectives: *To bring together a broad cross-section of mostly South African English-speaking writers and a few distinguished authors from overseas, aiming to present quality events that inspire and inform. *To raise funds for local community and school libraries, for which the FLF Library […]

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Cover to Cover June Newsletter

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Thursday, 05 June 2014 Curl up with an amazing book this Winter As our current favourite book-series-turned-tv-show is fond of exclaiming, winter is coming. Even though here at the southern end of Africa the winters are mild and pleasant, the occasional chill that drives us indoors presents the perfect opportunity to curl up with a […]

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Author Profile: Johnny Steinberg

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History . Jonny Steinberg was born and bred in South Africa. he is the author of the critically acclaimed Three-Letter Plague as well as Midlands and The Number, which both won South Africa’s premier non-fiction prize, the Sunday Times Alan Paton award. Steinberg was educated at University of the Witwatersrand and the University of Oxford, where […]

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Author Profile: Liz McGregor

History . Liz McGregor was educated at Wykeham School in Pietermaritzburg and the University of Cape Town. McGregor is a veteran author and journalist who started off her career on leading South African newspapers including the Sunday Times and the Rand Daily Mail before subsequently moving to Britain where she worked for the Guardian as deputy editor […]

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Author Profile: Paul Holden

History . Paul Holden is a South African freelance writer, researcher, and historian. He has contributed to Peter Delius’s collection on the history of Mpumalanga, and has worked as project manager and research coordinator for Johannesburg’s Old Fort and the Sunday Times/SAHA Heritage Project. Paul studied a Masters in South African history at the University […]

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Author Profile: Mark Gevisser

History . Mark Gevisser is one of South Africa’s leading authors and journalists. His next book  “Dispatcher”, about his personal relationship with his home-town Johannesburg, will be published by Farrar Straus Giroux and Atlantic Press in 2013. Gevisser has been awarded an Open Society Followship for 2012/13 working on The Sexuality Frontier. During his fellowship […]

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Author Profile: Edyth Bulbring

History . Edyth Bulbring is a seasoned journalist, former political correspondent and news editor for the Sunday Times.[1] Bulbring is the author of two children’s novels: The Summer of Toffie and Grummer and Cornelia Button and the Globe of Gamagion published in 2008. She also published a young adult novel titled The Club in 2008. […]

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