PEN SA at Open Book 2017
15 Aug 2017
We are pleased to announce that PEN South Africa will be presenting two events at this year’s Open Book Festival, which is being held from 6 – 10 September. Join us at the following two events: Women’s Manifesto and The Sellout and scroll down to see which PEN SA members will be speaking at the Festival.
- Women’s Manifesto
Where: Homecoming Centre Workshop, Cape Town
When: Wednesday 6 September 2017, 10 AM
PEN SA President Nadia Davids is joined by Board Member Gabeba Baderoon, Buhle Ngaba and Sindiswa Busuku-Mathese as they reflect on how the Women’s Manifesto – a document that insists on the connection between freedom and writing – speaks to their own experience as women writers.
- The Sellout
Where: Fugard Theatre, Cape Town
When: Thursday 7 September 2017, 8 PM
Paul Beatty speaks about his Man Booker prize-winning novel The Sellout with Harry Garuba.
Take a look at the PEN SA members taking part in this year’s Open Book Festival below and click on their photographs to see the events they’ll be speaking at:
(Images courtesy of Open Book)