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Franschhoek Literary Festival 2013 - Final Programme

Franschhoek Literary Festival 2013 - Final Programme

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The final programme of the 2013 Franschhoek Literary Festival.
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The final programme of the 2013 Franschhoek Literary Festival.
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franschhoek 
 A celebration of books & writers
literary estival
2013
Thank you to the following establishmentsfor their generously offered accommodation:Le Quartier Français,Akademie Street GuestHouses,Auberge Clermont,Campbell Houseat La Fontaine,Cape Vue Guest House,Centre-Ville,The Corner House,FranschhoekCountry House & Villas,Fransvliet GuestHouse,Gooding`s Groves Olive Farm B&B,La Bourgogne Farm Riverside Cottages,LaGalinière,La Petite Ferme,La Terra De Luc,Lekkerwijn,Maison Chablis,Mont Rochelle,Oryx Apartments,Plumwood Inn,ProteaHotel Franschhoek,Reeden Lodge,RicketyBridge,Rusthof Country House and The IvyApartments
in association with
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[2]:AlexanderMcCallSmith
(event for schoolsand adult fans)
The bestselling author is also anunorgettable speaker.This is the frst otwo chances to be royally entertained byhim with
JennyCrwys-Williams
askingthe questions.
[1]:Scienceiscool
(event for schools)
UCT Emeritus Proessor
GeorgeEllis
talks totwo young scientists,
EthelPhiri
o Stellenboschand
JeMurugan
o UCT,and
Business Day 
Science and Technology editor
SarahWild
,author o
Searching Arican Skies 
,about scienceas an exciting proession.
[3]:PaulGeraghty
(for 5-10 year olds and anyonewith a sense of humour)
The award winning author o
The Hunter 
and
Dinosaurs in Danger 
will delight and inspireyoung readers with his exuberant storytellingand illustrations.His picture books encouragechildren to read,write,draw and think creatively.
[4]:GreatGardensoSouthArica
Horticulturist
IdaRaimondo
discusses theirgardening books with
NiniBairnsatherCloete
(
Remarkable Gardens o SA
),
JaneGrifths
(
Jane’s Delicious Garden
,
Delicious Herbs 
and
Delicious Kitchen
) and
BernadetteleRoux
(
Roots,Shoots & Leaves 
).
[5]:NewvoicesattheFLF
SueGrant-Marshall
chats to
JillNudelman
 (
Inheriting the Earth
),
GarethCrocker
(
Never Let Go 
) and
LieslJobson
(
Ride the Tortoise 
)about their new books.
[6]:Epidemics
HowardPhillips
o the Department oHistorical Studies at UCT (
Plague,Pox & Pandemics 
) gets into ascinating medical andsocial details with
JillianReilly
(
Shame:Conessions o an aid worker in Arica
).
[8]:Surpriseevent(tobeannounced)
SCHOOL HaLLCHurCH HaLLCOngregatiOnaL CHurCHCOunCiL CHaMberHOSpiCe HaLLneW HigH SCHOOL HaLL
[9]:Risingeighteen
SamanthaPage
(editor,
From Me to Me 
) joins comedian
NikRabinowitz
(
SouthArica:a long walk to a ree ride 
),writer
OsiameMolee
,author
FionaSnyckers
 (
Team Trinity 
) and
AthambileMasola
 (contributor to
My First Time 
) to talk aboutsurviving the fnal years at school.
[10]:ThePoweroHorowitz
(event for schools)
MicheleMagwood
introduces multi-talented
AnthonyHorowitz
,best known or his
Alex Rider 
series and
The Power o Five 
supernaturalthrillers,who will talk about his passion orcreating spellbinding stories or devoted youngans and enticing new readers.
[11]:Cookingupastorm
Irresistible and very dierent cookbooks with
SyddaEssop
(
Karoo Kitchen
),
Jane-AnneHobbs
(
Scrumptious 
) and
HilaryBiller
(
Sunday Times FOOD Weekly Cookbook 
),chaired by oodmagazine editor
AbigailDonnelly
.
[12]:Assegais&commandos
BillNasson
(
The War or South Arica
) takesa trip into our warlike past with
WillemSteenkamp
(
Assegais,Drums & Dragoons 
) and
TrevorEmslie
,publisher o a new Arikaanstranslation o
Deneys Reitz’s Commando 
.(Inthe audience will be Michael Reitz with hisgrandather’s Anglo Boer War Mauser).
[13]:Storytellingorlittleones
(free event)
Children’s author
DianneStewart
and otherstorytellers or ages 5-9.
[14]:Newvoices
LyndaGilfllan
introduces three new writerswith a Cape ocus:
ClaireRobertson
(
The Spiral House 
),
AshraKagee
(
Khalil’s Journey 
)and
MarkWinkler
(
An Exceptionally Simple Theory [o Absolutely Everything] 
).
[15]:
IngridJonker:APoet’sLie 
Biographer
PetrovnaMetelerkamp
inconversation with Ingrid’s daughter
Simone
.
[16]:Technologywizards
(event for schools)
TobyShapshak
,editor o
Stu 
magazine,
MarlonParker
,social entrepreneur andounder o community-oriented RLabs,andbroadcaster
SimonDingle
talk about thelatest available technology.
[17]:Dystopiainsciencefction
(event for schools)
Five top s..authors dissect the utures theypredict:
SarahLotz
(
The Mall 
)
LaurenBeukes
(
The Shining Girls 
),
CatHellisen
 (
When the Sea is Rising Red 
),
KarenJayes
 (
For the Mercy o Water 
) and
RachelZadok
 (
Sister-Sister 
).
[18]:
JaneRaphaelyunedited 
ToniYounghusband
in conversation withthe doyenne o South Arican magazine editorsabout her autobiography.
[19]:MampoerShorts
Joining Wits journalism proessor
AntonHarber
 to talk about his new initiative publishinglongorm journalism online are Dutch author
FreddeVries,
writer
OsiameMolee
andtravel writer
JustinFox
(
The Marginal Saari 
).
[20]:Crimeconversation
Witness books editor
MargaretvonKlemperer
(
Just a Dead Man
) talks crime-writing with
AmandaCoetzee
(
RedemptionSong 
),
ConsueloRoland
(
Lady Limbo 
) and
RahlaXenopolous
(
Bubbles 
).
[21]:HomeFromHome
Rhodes proessor o poetry
ChrisMann
and
JuliaSkeen
present their multi art show.
[23]:Survivingchildhood
This event ocuses on the devastation and eectso childhood trauma.
RediThlabi
(
Endings & Beginnings 
)
MartiniqueStilwell
(
Thinking up a Hurricane 
) and
DianeAwerbuck
(
Home Remedies 
),chaired by
MelindaFerguson
.
[24]:Trialbytwitter
Tweets are an instantaneous news mediumwith growing inuence on public opinion.
FionaSnyckers
quizzes
JulianRademeyer
,
SamWilson
and non-tweeting journalist
AnnCrotty
about the pros and cons.
[25]:Carcassonne
Novelist
ChristopherHope
chats to Britishauthor and playwright
KateMosse
abouttheir engagement with France and one o itsgreat historical cities.
[26]:Threewriterswalkintoabookdeal…
SarahLotz
,
PaigeNick
and
HelenMoett
 talk about the exciting international publishingdeal or their un and eisty choose-your-own-adventure erotica series “
A Girl Walks Into...
and how it’s giving them what all writers crave– the reedom to write ull-time.
[27]:EasternCapeblues
AnchienTroskie
(
Dis ek,Anna
and
Die Staat Teen Anna Bruwer 
),
KenBarris
(
Lie Underwater 
) and
MargueritePoland
(
TakenCaptive by Birds 
) in conversation with
Jo-AnneRichards
(
The Imagined Child 
).
[29]:PatriciaGlyn…
… presents her riveting TEDx talk about whatshe learnt on her journey into the Kalahari withthe late Khomani San leader,Dawid Kruiper,and his amily.
[31]:Fityshadesounny
The combination o
Sunday Times 
columnist
NdumisoNgcobo
and stand-up comedians
MarianneThamm
and
NikRabinowitz
willhave this audience laughing all the way home.
[32]:FictioneditinginSouthArica
On a more serious note,
JohnLinnegar
othe Proessional Editors’ Group talks to editor
MaireFisher
,author/critic
BrentMeersman
 (
Reports Beore Daybreak 
) and publishers
FourieBotha
(
Umuzi 
) and
ColleenHiggs
 (
Modjaji 
) about the local state o the art.
[33]:Writingapaththroughgrie
SeanDavison
(
Beore We Said Goodbye,Ater We Said Goodbye 
) has been much in the newssince his house arrest in New Zealand.Here hetalks to
MignonneBreier
(
Letters to my Son
)about the healing process o writing,chaired by
DawnGarisch
(
Eloquent Body 
).
[34]:FeedingArica
LeonieJoubert
discusses her importantand timely book
The Hungry Season:Feeding Southern Arica’s Cities 
with sustainabledevelopment specialist
MichelleMatthews
.
[35]:Jenny&Jenny
JennyCrwys-Williams
(
JustJenny 
) and
JennyHobbs
(
Napoleon Bones 
) – two long-standing riends with a passion or promotingbooks and reading – talk about their lives,theirwriting and the nuts and bolts o the FLF.
[36]:PoetryintheScreeningRoom
Mellow out or the evening with tasters o poetryby
OswaldMtshali
(
Sounds o a Cowhide Drum
),
KerryHammerton
(
These are the lies I told you
),
GusFerguson
(
Holding Pattern
) and
JustinFox
(
The Marginal Saari 
).
[37]:Leadershipandcorruption
NjabuloNdebele
(
Fine Lines rom the Box 
),
DavidLewis
o Corruption Watch and
ADMiller
discuss these crucial issues o our time,chaired by
ShaunJohnson
o the MandelaRhodes Foundation.
[38]:WorldWarII
Distinguished war historian
AntonyBeevor
 (
The Second World War 
) engages with Frenchacademic and novelist
LaurentBinet
 (
HHhH 
),chaired by Proessor
BillNasson
oStellenbosch (
South Arica at War 1939-1945 
).
[39]:SOSArica
JulianRademeyer
(
Killing or Proft 
),
JacquesPauw
(
Rat Roads 
) and
JamalaSaari
(
The Great Agony 
and
Pure Laughter o the Gods 
) wrestle with the extent o someo our continent’s problems,chaired by
RayHartley
,ormer editor o the
Sunday Times 
 and
The Times 
.
[40]:Drugmuled
By the time
VanessaGoosen
had spent 16terrible years in a Thai prison,a lot o publisherswere ater her story – but newbie
MelindaFerguson
prevailed.
[41]:LiterarylionessesoFalseBay
AnnDonald
o Kalk Bay Books,who knowsthem well,talks to novelists
FinualaDowling
 (
Homemaking or the Down-at-Heart 
),
DianeAwerbuck
(
Home Remedies 
) and
ClaireRobertson
(
The Spiral House 
).
[43]:PoetryintheScreeningRoom
Poets
AntjieKrog
and
IngriddeKok
inconversation and reading new work.
   1   0   h   0   0  -   1   1   h   0   0   1   1   h   3   0  -   1   2   h   3   0
[45]:AlexanderMcCallSmith
MicheleMagwood
engages with this mostengaging o authors,polymath creator o
The No 1 Detective Agency 
series and more than ahundred books (and counting) translated intoover 45 languages.
[46]:Doespatriarchyleadtosexualviolence?
...or are submissive or absent mothers also atault? A crucial debate or our troubled timebetween
RediThlabi,
 
AnchienTroskie
and
CaseyBDolan
(
An Appetite or Peas 
),chaired by
EusebiusMcKaiser
(
A Bantu in my Bathroom
).
[47]:Foundintranslation
Editor
LyndaGilfllan
asks Arikaans authors
IngridWinterbach
(
The Book o Happenstance/ Die boek van toeval en toeverlaat 
),
EbenVenter
(
Wol Wol 
) and
CarelvanderMerwe
 (
Shadow/Skaduwee 
) whether translations dotheir original versions justice.
[48]:Shock/horror
LaurenBeukes
,winner o the 2012 ArthurC Clarke Award,delves into the underworldo techno-terror with the co-authors o
The Mall 
and
The Ward 
,
SarahLotz
and
LouisGreenberg
.
[49]:Karoomosaic
TimCohen
talks to writers whose books giveintimate glimpses into Karoo lives:poet andactivist
SyddaEssop
(
Karoo Kitchen
),poet
IsobelDixon
(
The Tempest Prognosticator 
)and
CarolCampbell
(
My Childen Have Faces,about karretjie people 
).
[50]:PoetryintheScreeningRoom
OswaldMtshali
in conversation with
TessaDowling
about the republication o
Sounds o a Cowhide Drum
,now with Zulu translations.
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tHe SCreening rOOMFriDaY Writing WOrKSHOpS
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FriDaY evening eventS
18h00
FLFWineWriter’sPrizepresentationatEssence
(By invitation only)
19h30
SundayTimes 
dinneratReuben’s
Join
Sunday Times 
or a literary evening atReuben’s Restaurant & Bar:
AntonyBeevor
,
AnthonyHorowitz
and
ADMiller
indiscussion with
TymonSmith
.Tickets:R550each or our courses with a welcome drinko Porcupine Ridge wine.To book,emailgoodtimes@sundaytimes.co.za
19h30
ConcertTheLiteraryLiszt(NGKChurch)R90,payatthedoor
Pianist
ChristopherDuigan
plays music withliterary connections by Romantic virtuoso FranzLiszt.(70 minutes)
10h00-12h30
(Library)[7]:AllAboutWritingworkshopwithJo-AnneRichards&FreddeVries(doublesession,R120)
A good story-teller can make us care aboutreal-world issues,or about imagined people.Novelist
Jo-AnneRichards
and non-fctionwriter
FreddeVries
discuss how to get astory going,maintain the momentum and cometo a dramatic climax and a satisying resolution.
14h30-17h00
(Library)[28]:TheSuitcaseUndertheBedSeminar(doublesession,R120)
Experienced publishers
AlisonLowry
and
TraceyMcDonald
give practical advice aboutpublishing or aspiring authors.
FriDaY @art in tHe YarD gaLLerY
14h30-15h30
[22]:ADMiller
… in conversation with
AnnDonald
about hisBooker-shortlisted novel
Snowdrops 
.
16h00-17h00
[30]:atwatertuesday
JohnMaytham
talks to UCT academic andliterary agent
RonIrwin
about his new novel.
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Please see overleaf for remainder of Saturday events.

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