Let’s Talk Libraries

The Business-to-business Programme of South African Book Fair (SABF) 2017 has been curated to contribute towards a united publishing and bookselling industry in South Africa, and to ensure that diversity is nurtured. Most of the sessions under the programme will be closed industry events, and those to whom they pertain are whole-heartedly encouraged to attend…

SABF 2017 is here

Amid calls made ever more convincingly for more diverse representation in the world literary landscape, and as more African voices find their space on the continent and internationally, South African Book Fair (SABF) 2017 will be painting the walls of the Newtown Precinct in Johannesburg with the words of the city’s people. Poetry will be…

Programme update

We are exceedingly proud to be hosting Ayobami Adebayo, recently shortlisted for the Bailey’s Women’s Fiction Prize for her remarkable debut novel, Stay with Me. Ayobami will join us for several sessions: book-club reads; discussions on creating spaces for women’s fiction; and readings from a work in progress. At the South African Book Fair (SABF)…

#OURSTORIES

South Africans have a rich heritage and a strong sense of culture, and these are embodied in the stories we tell. Each one of us has a story to share. Some of these stories have been documented, given spoken and/or written form, while others simply live in our hearts, souls and minds. Our diversity makes…