FRIDAY SCHOOL PROGRAMME


30 AUGUST 2019

TIME
PARALLEL WORKSHOP
8:30 AM Arrivals and Registration – (Mary Fitzgerald Square)

Welcome Morning Tea

Register for Workshops and Author(s) Sessions

Exhibitions and Walkabouts, booksales & t.shirts

 

TIME PARALLEL WORKSHOP
9.00 -9.15    AM  Welcome & Theme of Festival – (Museum Africa Foyer)
9:30 – 10:20 AM Parallel Skills Workshops & venue click here
10:30 – 11:20 Conversation/Meet the Authors click here

Parallel conversations and time only to meet 2 authors (2 x 20 minutes) Click here!

9:15 – 11:15 AM The Special TEACHERS Programme: 9.15 – 11.15, Ground Floor, East

 

TIME PARALLEL WORKSHOP
11.30 AM-1.15 PM Plenary Celebrations (Venue: MA 4th Floor West)

  • Tsohang Batjha Physical Theatre (25min)
  • Open Mic Poetry – on THURSDAY ONLY!
  • Slam Poetry Finals – on FRIDAY ONLY!
  • James Matthews: Celebrating 90th Birthday
  • Introducing JBF/Wits Spelling Bee Winners

Introducing JBF School Authors 2019 – winners of short story competition

 

JBF SCHOOLS PROGRAMME – Conversations – Meet the Author

There are 2 x 20 minute sessions to meet some of your favourite JBF authors:

AUTHOR DESCRIPTION VENUE
Lindsey Collen Author of many novels and short stories from Mauritius, and winner of the Africa Commonwealth Prize for Literature twice. Collen is also a patron of the JBF. MA, 3rd Floor, ARENA
Jolyn Phillips Author and short story writer ‘The Fisherman’, amongst others. MA, 3rd Floor, Exhibition Room1
Pat Fahrenfort Author of Spanner in the Works, from Cape Town MA, Auditorium, Ground Floor
Jayne Bauling Author of Soccer series for youth and Dreaming of Light, and winner of Sanlam Prize, from Mpumalanga MA, Geology Theatre, Basement
Futhi Ntshingila Author of Do not go gentle and Shameless, is from Kwazulu Natal MA, Boardroom, Ground Floor
James Matthews Is author and dissident poet, of many novels and poetry including Cry Rage and Age is a Beautiful, and many acclaimed awards. He is also a patron of the JBF and this year we celebrate his 90th birthday at the Festival. MA, 4th Floor, West
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