Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Useful info for Time of the Writer including some of the Twitter handles of the Writers

This week is Time of the Writer in Durban.  The annual writing festival.

Last night I attended the opening and we heard of some wonderful writing events coming up.

Schedule for the week ahead:

Tuesday March 18
11am Writers on Media - Sarah Britten, Angela Makholwa, Zukiswa Wanner - Room 149, City Campus, DUT
12h30 Educators Writing Forum - Laura Kubuitsile, Praba Moodley, Paulus Zulu - Chatsworth Education Centre
18h45 Book Launch - (de)Monopolising Paradise - Venue: Sneddon
19h30 New Voices from India and Mzansi Women Voices - Venue: Sneddon

Wednesday March 19
10am Meet the Publishers - Centre for Creative Arts
11h30 Authors and Publishers
11h50 Examining the Editorial Process
1pm Focus on Francophone Publishing

Also on
11h30 Writers Speak Out - English Studies Dept, Howard College
12pm Writers visit Workers College - Workers College
18h45 Book Launch - Land Where I Flee, Prajwal Parajuly - Venue: Sneddon
19h30 Writing the Policy Debate and Writing in Francophone Africa - Venue: Sneddon

Thursday March 20
10h45 Writers Speak Out - Gcina Mhlope Drama Studio, Edgewood Campus, UKZN
13h00 Writers Speak Out - Old Lecture Theatre, Mangosuthu University of Technology
18h45 Book Launch, South Africa: The Present as History - Venue: Sneddon
19h30 Writing the Historical Moment and Chronicling the Contemporary South African Story - Venue: Sneddon

Friday March 21
13h15 Writers Speak Out -  Zulu Studies Dept, Howard College, UKZN
18h45  Book Launch - Mooi Loop Vet Kat - Venue: Sneddon
19h30 Presentation of Time of the Writer Short Story Award and Telling the African Story and From the Mouths of Babes - Venue: Sneddon

Saturday March 22
11am African Connections - Ike's Books, 48a Florida Road
12pm Writers Visit Don Africana Central Reference Library - 10th Floor Liberty Towers, Cnr West and Aliwal
12pm Creative Writing Workshops - Mission Control, BAT Centre
14h30 Children's Storytelling Matinee - Sneddon
18h45 Book Launches - The Making of Place and Curries Fountain - Venue: Sneddon
19h30 New African Women Writers Rising and Finding the South African Funny Bone - Venue - Sneddon

Twitter handles for the festival and for some of the writers

Official Hashtag: #TOW2014

Time of the Writer - @TimeoftheWriter

Adam Habib@AdHabb

Angela Makholwa - @AngelaMakholwa

Chibundu Onuzo - @ChibunduOnuzo

Khulekani Magubane - @KhulekaniMag

Prajwal Parajuly - @prajwalparajuly

Sarah Britten - @Anatinus

Website -

Article by +Fred Felton

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