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Event Name

THE SOUTH AFRICAN BOOK FAIR 2017THE AFRICAN WOMEN INTERNATIONAL WRITERS SYMPOSIUMin partnership with the National Department of Arts and Culture

Date

13 - 16 September

Venue

The Fringe, Joburg Theatre, Braamfontein

Time

See full programme on the https://web.facebook.com/africanwomenwritersnetwork

Cost

Free entry

Refreshments

Refreshments will be on sale

Artists

Featuring Lorna Goodison, Koleka Putuma and many more.


This will be the 5th annual year of the symposium with talks, performances, poetry, workshops and music. The aim is to celebrate the achievements of women authors and to offer women a tangible platform to:

a) shape the road ahead not only through their writing but in collective

    projects that can build intra-Africa relations

b) enhance literary relations with women of African descent residing in

    diaspora and
c) offer their own understanding and analysis of the African condition

    especially.

Enquiries & bookings:
Vincentia (011) 373 7526

vincentias@joburg.org.za

afroartsurban@gmail.com

urban10@gmail.com