Attention writers

2017-03-22 06:03

A FEAST of literary offerings from Africa and the world will be showcased at this year’s 20th Time of the Writer International Festival to take place from March 13 to 18.

The festival, hosted by the Centre of Creative Art (CCA) in UKZN’s College of Humanities, will feature some of the country’s most prolific writers.

This year’s festival themed, ‘The Past Paving the Future’, will pay tribute to a century after the sinking of the SS Mendi and will see the historic launch of the original Zulu version of the late Professor Mazizi Kunene’s uNodumehlezi kaMenzi.

Participating writers are: Bronwyn Law-Viljoen, Dale, McKinley, EKM Dido, Folu Agoi, Fred Khumalo, Khethani Njoko, Lidudumalingani Mqombothi, Megan Ross, Nakanjani Sibiya, Nkosinathi Sithole­, Nomsa Mdlalose, Ralph mathekga, Sabata-Mpho Mokae, Sibongile Fisher, Unathi Magubeni, Usha Roopnarain and Zakes Mda.

Locally this event will take place on March 17 at the Amanzimtoti Library.

The programme starts at 10am with the topic “writing in my language”, followed by “reflections and introspection” at 11am. From 12pm to 1pm the topic discussed is “how ascending is the descent?”.

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