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Welcome to the 9th Annual Jozi Book Fair (JBF) Festival.

9th ANNUAL JOZI BOOK FAIR, 31 August - 3 September 2017

THEME: WOMEN AND LITERATURE

Mary Fitzgerald Square, Newtown, Johannesburg 

 


 

 

 

Launch of Guests of Jozi Book Fair 2017

 

The JBF is thrilled to announce our Guests of the Fair, Kopano Matlwa (South Africa) and Shailja Patel (Kenya). The Launch will take place on 3 June 2017 for all the JBF constituents, our schools, orphanages, library monitors, teachers, coordinators, patrons and friends. By Invitation ONLY.

Celebrating our theme, Women and Literature, the 9th Jozi Book Fair brings together two literary powerhouses, Kopano Matlwa the author of the critically acclaimed novels Coconut, Spilt Milk and Period Pains and Shailja Patel is an internationally acclaimed Kenyan poet, playwrighter, theatre artist, political activist and author of the bestseller Migritude

Press Release: click here

Photo Cred: Jacana Media

                                     Kopano Matlwa                                             Shailja Patel

 

 


 

 

 

 


 

The Tsohang Batjha Schools Short Story Competition is now closed. We received more than 100 stories. Thank you all for your efforts and your entrants. 

 


 


Readings for Jozi Book Fair 2017


Testimonies Of Youth In Thembisa

 


 View Jozi Book 2015 Video Clip


Congratulations to the Winners of the Poster Reading Competition 2016