It’s only a week to Jozi Book Fair (1- 4 September) and there’s a stellar programme of film screenings, poetry performances, book stalls, discussions, launches, workshops and speakers in store. The fair is being held at the Science Stadium at Wits University.

Notable guests include Duduzile Mabaso (of course), Zakes Mda, Mohale Mashigo, Adam Habib, Thabo Mbeki,  James Matthews and many others.

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This year’s theme is “Youth Rising”, entrance is free and the general programme is open to members of the public. In addition, the Schools Programme takes place on the Thursday and Friday and Children’s Programme on the Saturday and Sunday.

Pass by our stall for a chat, books and editions of Poetry Potion and other merchandise.

We are also running the following events:

How To Write a Short Story

Time: Thursday 1st September and Friday 2nd September, 8:45am – 10:15am

Venue: Tut 202

Book Discussion: Preview of The Short Story is Dead! Long Live The Short Story Vol. 2

Time: Saturday 3rd September, 3:00pm – 3:50pm

Venue: Auditorium 5

Follow us and @jozibookfair on Twitter and Facebook to keep up with all the events. We can’t wait to meet you!