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bookfair
in conjunction with:

banned

books week

sept

brought to you by:

earth art
in association with

sol plaatje
university

celebrating
suppressed

voices
SOL PLAATJE
MUNICIPALITY

st
01

oct
9am - 9pm

featured guests

Abdullah al Wesali
Rose Francis
Kabelo Kgatea
Lesego Rampolokeng

for further info:


Kimberley Book Fair
@kimbookfair

InkSword
the
publishers

email: kimberleybookfair@gmail.com

Day 1: Friday 30th September:

Day2:

Saturday 01 October

9:00
Venue:

BookSellers to set up Stalls


SPU on Square:

9:00
Venue:

Booksellers to set up stalls


Sol Plaatje University

9:00
Venue


Creative Writing Workshops


Tswelopele Classrooms:
Womens Writing Workshop by Gertrude Fester
Creative Writing Workshop in Fiction by Kabelo Kgatea
Creative Writing Workshop in Poetry by Lesego Rampolokeng

10:00
Venue:

Workshops:
C002 A104 Publishing (seats 12) by African Perspectives Publishing & Poetree

12:00
Venue:

Long Story Short Session: Reading by Moagi Modise


Correctional Services: Tswelopele Main Hall

Venue:
Venue:
Venue:

C002 A103 Creative writing in Fiction (seats 100) by Kabelo Kgatea


C002 A111 Creative writing in Poetry (seats 48) by Lesego Rampolokeng
C002 A112 Creative writing in Non-Fiction (seats 48) by Gertrude Fester

13:00

Lunch Break

14:00

Panel Discussion: Writing to heal/Writing as therapy


facilitated by Masello Motana. Participants: Gertrude Fester, Alton Rooi,
Mark Kotze, Johannes Majiedt

Programme continues @ SPU:


16:00
Book Launch: Raphael dAbdon
Venue:
SPU Square
16:30
Book Launch: Sarah Godsell
SPU Square
17:00
Film Screening: Action Kommandant
Venue:
C016
19:00
official Opening:
Venue:
C016

Opening Musical Performance by Lucas Bonoko

Welcome by Mayor/MEC

Introduction: Banned Books Week

Introduction to Key Note Speaker: by Sabata Mokae

Key Note Address by Abdullah al Wesali


Performance to close off Official launch by Ulric Roberts

Publications

13:00
Lunch Break

14:00
Poetry Performances starts:
Venue:
SPU Square
14:00
Panel Discussion: State of African Languages in SA
Venue:
C016

Discourse on opportunities for writing in African languages; how far it can

travel & writing in your mother tongue. Facilitated by Sabata-Mpho Mokae.

Participants: Kabelo Kgatea, Moses Seletisha, Kgauhelo Dube, Masello
Motana
15:00
Book Launch: Oupa Mokgakala
Venue:
SPU Square
15:30
Panel Discussion: Literary Translations
Venue:
C016

Discourse on why people arent reading, how to get readers reading indige

nous languages and growing readers of indigenous languages outside of

the education sector. Facilitated by Duduzile Mabaso.

Participants: Sabata-Mpho Mokae, Gontse wa Chaane,

Jeanette Gabonnwe, Oupa Mokgakala
16:30
in Discussion with Rose Francis:
Venue:
C016

Discourse on FELA: This Bitch of a Life by Carlos Moore and

A Giant Tree Has Fallen - tributes to Ali A. Mazrui edited by

Seifudein Adem, Jideofor Adibe, Abdul Karim and Abdul Samed Bemath.
Venue:
Programme continues on SPU Square
18:00
Poetry Performances
19:00
Book Launch: Mak Manaka
20:00
Poetry performances and Music
21:00

Close of Kimberley Book Fair 2016

Poetry on the Square:


Day 1
Schools
Programme:
Kimberley High Schools
SPU Poets
Book Launch:
Book Launch:

Raphael dAbdon
Sarah Godsell

Day 2:

MC - Mark Kotze
Keaorata
Flow
Sarah
Ricci
Gontse
book launch:
Oupa
Dina
Nosipho
Lynthia
Mogale
Black
Lesego
Book Launch:
Mak Manaka
Musical
Performance:

Masello Motana and Band