They spoke. They listened. They argued. Now the work for the M&G Literary Festival 2016 has begun.
With the publishing industry evolving, the SA Book Fair aims to facilitate this evolution by supporting young publishers and writers.
Despite having a relatively small local book market, the SA publishing industry has produced some exciting books that you can read at the book fair.
Here’s a list of the publishers from sub-Saharan Africa invited by Goethe-Institut to be part of this year’s South African Book Fair.
The annual fair, together with the Nelson Mandela Foundation, will present a dialogue at the upcoming fair: Revisiting Madiba’s Legacy.
Political analyst Steven Friedman – who features on one of the M&G Lit Fest panels – looks at a critique of South Africa’s Freedom Charter.
Resistance is rising to the liberalising ideology of the South African state and corporate elites, says Patrick Bond, who is on an M&G Lit Fest panel.
What characterises South African writing since 1994 and distinguishes it from its past? This edited excerpt from Leon de Kock’s book offers answers.
Postapartheid writing and hot provocative issues book-end this year’s M&G Literary Festival, which takes place on August 1 and 2.
The SA Book Fair will feature over 100 authors, writers, poets, publishers and playwrights.
The annual Literary Festival will run from August 1-2 at the Turbine Hall in Newtown Johannesburg.