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 Fund was established.

The emphasis is on informal discussions and spirited debates between several writers with a chairperson, or one-on-one conversations, and occasional talks. Starting at 10am and ending at 5pm, up to nine one-hour events run concurrently with half an hour between each (except where otheriwise stated). Fringe events include literary and publishers’ dinners, book launches, writing workshops, a school spelling bee, wine writers’ prizes and classical music concerts.

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The festival will run from the 15th to the 17th of May 2015. Ticket sales are available at www.webtickets.co.za

Click HERE to view the 2015 programme and click HERE for a list of the authors attending.

View the Franschhoek Literary Festival Website HERE

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