Time Of The Writer

Author Lidudumalingani Mqombothi on accessibility, writing and film

The Caine Prize winner is writing a film script and would love to see his work screened at schools and townships.

The value of women’s labour: Being a writer, woman and mother in a patriarchal world

Authors Megan Ross and Sibongile Fisher talk about the challenges of maintaining a balance between work and family.

Time of the Writer makes a U-turn

Decolonising the spaces that exhibit writers in the country is just as important as decolonising content

The word made flesh through music

The Time of the Writer festival isn't all about reading. At 'Notes on Music', book chapters are represented through sound and musical composition.

Decolonise the book to create anew

Local writer sets a new agenda and moves the Time of the Writer Festival out of its ivory tower.

African Flavour Books: Vaal’s little piece of heaven

The Mail & Guardian speaks to African Flavour Books owner Fortescue Helepi at the Time of the Writer festival hosted in Durban this week.

Disputing the book as the almighty source of knowledge

Authors and audiences attempt to chart a new path for the literary world and knowledge production at this year's Time of the Writer festival.

Thando Mgqolozana on how can we decolonise SA literature

Co-curator of the Time of the Writer festival Thando Mgqolozana speaks to the Mail & Guardian about decolonising literary systems in South Africa.

Not much to write home about

Reviewing a book when its writer, who is foreign, is on a visit to South Africa is something of a double-edged sword.

Talent flows at Time of the Writer

Just when you think the organisers of the festival have exhausted the well from which they scoop their writers, they manage to surprise you.

Press Releases

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

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Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

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