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Final Programme for the Franschhoek Literary Festival 2013

The final programme for the Franschhoek Literary Festival 2013 has been released.

Some changes have been made since the first release of the programme, including information added for some of the events which will be held in the Screening Room, a change of venue for the Fifty shades of funny event to accommodate the high interest, and an additional session for Patricia Glyn’s TEDx talk about what she learnt on her journey into the Kalahari with the late Khomani San leader, Dawid Kruiper, and his family.

The Limpopo Academy of Private DetectionInheriting the EarthJourney from DarknessRide the TortoiseThe MallThe Shining Girls

When the Sea is Rising RedFor the Mercy of WaterGem Squash TokolosheThis Way UpStrange Fruit

Changes have been made to the following events:

Friday 17 May

Ingrid Jonker: A Poet’s Life
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM (The Screening Room)
Biographer Petrovna Metelerkamp in conversation with Ingrid’s daughter Simone.

Fifty shades of funny
4 PM – 5 PM (New High School Hall)
The combination of Sunday Times columnist Ndumiso Ngcobo and stand-up comedians Marianne Thamm and Nik Rabinowitz will have this audience laughing all the way home.

Killing for ProfitRat RoadsThe Great Agony and Pure Laughter of the GodsHow to Fix South AfricaHomemaking for the Down-at-Heart Home RemediesThe Spiral House The Book of HappenstanceDie boek van toeval en toeverlaatWolf, WolfWolf, WolfShadowSkaduweeLabyrinthHouse of Silk

Saturday 18 May

Poetry in the Screening Room
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM (The Screening Room)
Then/Now: Michael Cope (Ghaap; Sonnets from the Northern Cape) in an illustrated multimedia conversation with Bev Rycroft (missing).

Patricia Glyn…
5:30 PM – 6: 30 PM (The Screening Room)
… presents her riveting TEDx talk about what she learnt on her journey into the Kalahari with the late Khomani San leader, Dawid Kruiper, and his family.

The Second World WarOnly the DeadHope and FearA Bantu in My BathroomPrecedent and PossibilityHHhHThe Great African SocietyThe Zuma Moment and the Road to MangaungA Piece of the PieExtreme EnvironmentWild LawRediscovery of the OrdinarySounds of a Cowhide Drum /  Imisindo Yesighubu Sesikhumba Senkomo

Sunday 19 May

Poetry in the Screening Room
11:30 AM – 12: 30 PM (The Screening Room)
Joan Hambidge (Lot se vrou) and Isobel Dixon share poems and talk about nurturing new talent, being a critic as well as an artist, and their own poetic craft.

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  • A Bantu in My Bathroom: Debating Race, Sexuality and Other Uncomfortable South African Topics by Eusebius McKaiser
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  • <a href="http://www.ronirwin.com" rel="nofollow">Ron</a>
    Ron
    April 15th, 2013 @12:23 #
     
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    Hey there--- I will also be presenting my novel at the FLF! Flat Water Tuesday

    Home Page www.flatwatertuesday.com
    For sale in SA as of June 4. Softcover and eBook
    http://www.vanschaik.com/book/5135ba0e19ee9/

    Can somebody update this page please?

    RON IRWIN

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  • <a href="http://book.co.za" rel="nofollow">Carolyn</a>
    Carolyn
    April 15th, 2013 @12:34 #
     
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    Hi Ron, the events mentioned in this post are only those that have changed since the programme was first released, but we have also embedded the full programme which includes your event. Hope this helps.

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