ANNOUNCEMENTS: Jozi Book Fair welcomes you to a wonderful world of reading & writing * 10 years of successful Festivals * Seminars, workshops, roundtables, discussions, theatre, film, children and youth programme * Join Us as we Celebrate our 10th annual festival * Theme: Literature & Working People

Storytelling with Zintsomi

Launch of TB Book

Exhibitors 03

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The Cordoned Heart with Omar Badsha

The Cordoned Heart with Omar Badsha and Moderator

The Cordoned Heart

Session with James Matthews

Session with Swedish Worker Poets

Session with Jolyn Phillips- Tjieng Tjang Tjerries

Reading with Swedish Worker Poet Jenny Wrangborg

Reading with Swedish Worker Poet Emil Boss

Reading from Athena Farrokhzad

Pass On The Word performance by Belita Andre

Pass On The Word 3rd edt WInner

Workshop with Swedish Worker Poet

Seminar with Reclaimers

Discussion Session SA Art and Worker Art with Bheki and Lindsey

Beyond Policies Feminising Organisations

This Is Our New Home in isiZulu and English

Poetry for Friends

let’s Go The Fair in isiZulu and English

Cry Wage



Tribute to Poet Laureate Keorapatse Kgositsile with Lindsey Collen, Wally Serote and Ari Sitas

Launch of Homesoil In My Blood

Launch of Homesoil In My Blood

Street play Too Late by Gibson Kente

Spelling Bee

Silk Screening Workshop

How to write stories about soccer

How to write for a newspaper

Batjha Kaofela Price Giving 02

Art Workshop



Celebrating 10 Years Of Reading and Writting

Opening Exhibition & Book Launch: Imbhali Yo Mfazi – By Mazwe Mdima…


Programme Highlights: The JBF programme runs over four days and includes programmes for SCHOOLS…


There are 41 exhibitors at the JBF and these include small publishers, self-publishers,non-governmental…


The JBF is thrilled to welcome distinguished patrons and activists: Pali Lehohla, the former…


The JBF is thrilled to announce our new patron, writer and activist, Lindsey Collen. Patrons assist in guiding the JBF through their own artistic and literary work and activism. They also assist the JBF to not only make literature accessible, but to ensure that we read the word and the world and exercise social agency. …


Open Call to students, readers and the public: Conversations with SA Literature – Deadline to participate 23 July 2018 This year’s 10th Annual Jozi Book Fair Festival takes place from 30August-2September 2018 at Mary Fitzgerald Square, with the theme, Literature and Working People. While the history of the working class and the literature about working …

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