January 2016 events
04 Jan 2016
Below you’ll find a list of events featuring PEN South Africa members, as well as a selection of other noteworthy literary events happening around South Africa. If there is an event you’d like us to feature let us know.
Where: The Book Lounge
When: Wednesday 13 January 2016, 5:30 PM for 6 PM
PEN SA member Finuala Dowling will be giving a reading along with Koleka Putuma at the launch of Anglo-Breton poet Claire Trevien’s The Shipwrecked House.
Where: Yale Macmillan Centre, Yale University, USA
When: Saturday 23 January 2016, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
PEN SA President Margie Orford will be taking part in Africa Salon’s discussion with African and African diaspora authors, along with Kia Corthron, Aminatta Forna, Jack Mapanje, Maaza Mengiste, Okey Ndibe, Chigozie Obioma, Chika Unigwe and Clemantine Wamariya.
Where: Cairo, Egypt
When: Wednesday 27 January – Wednesday 10 February 2016
Where: Love Books, Melville, Joburg
When: Thursday 28 January 2016, 5:30 PM for 6 PM
PEN SA member Fiona Snyckers will be discussing her new novel, Now Following You, with Angela Makholwa at Love Books.
Where: Cape Town Central Library,
When: Saturday 30 January 2016, 2:15 PM – 3:45 PM
PEN SA member Jim Pascual Agustin will be the guest poet at FOCAL’s poetry circle. There will be an open mic session following Jim’s reading for poets to share their own verse or a favourite published poem.