Tag: Time of the Writer

  • Time of the Writer 2024 starts March 14

    Time of the Writer 2024 starts March 14

    Time of the Writer 2024, one of South Africa’s leading literary festivals, runs in Durban from March 14 – 21, 2024. The festival theme is “Reflections, Resonance & Revival.” Time of the Writer, organised by the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Centre for Creative Arts, has hosted some of the biggest names in African and world literature…

  • Time of the Writer 2023 guests revealed.

    Time of the Writer 2023 guests revealed.

    The guests of the Time of the Writer 2023 to be hosted in Durban, South Africa from March 16 -21, 2023 have been revealed. Time of the Writer, organised by the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Centre for Creative Arts, has hosted some of the biggest names in African and world literature since 1996. The twenty-sixth edition…

  • Time of the Writer 2023 for Durban in March.

    Time of the Writer 2023 for Durban in March.

    Time of the Writer 2023 will be hosted in Durban, South Africa from March 16 -21, 2023. The featured author will be Sindiwe Magona. Time of the Writer, organised by the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Centre for Creative Arts, has hosted some of the biggest names in African and world literature since 1996. Hosted annually in…

  • Time of the Writer 2022 kicks off today!

    Time of the Writer 2022 kicks off today!

    The Time of the Writer 2022 runs virtually, from its base in Durban, South Africa, from March 14-22, 2022. Time of the Writer is a literary festival organised by the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Centre for Creative Arts and hosted in Durban, South Africa since 1996. The twenty fifth edition inspired by Africa’s Nobel Peace Prize…

  • Dr Nokuthula Mazibuko Msimang is Time of the Writer 2022 keynote speaker

    Dr Nokuthula Mazibuko Msimang is Time of the Writer 2022 keynote speaker

    Dr Nokuthula Mazibuko Msimang is the keynote speaker for the Time of the Writer which runs in Durban, South Africa from March 14-22, 2022. The festival theme is “Beyond Words: Memory, Imagination & Conscience.” Time of the Writer is a literary festival hosted in Durban, South Africa since 1996.  Organised by the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s…

  • Time of the Writer 2022 for Durban in March.

    Time of the Writer 2022 for Durban in March.

    Time of the Writer 2022 will be hosted at the seaside town of Durban, South Africa from March 14-21, 2022. Time of the Writer is a literary festival that has been hosted in Durban, South Africa since it first ran in 1996.  Organised by the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Centre for Creative Arts, it has hosted…

  • The Time of the Writer 2021 kicks off on March 15.

    The Time of the Writer 2021 kicks off on March 15.

    The Time of the Writer 2021, one of the continent’s longest-running literary festivals, broadcasts from Durban, South Africa from March 15-21, 2021. The festival theme is “The Writer: Witness, The Canary In The Mine or Testifier?” The Time of the Writer, a literary festival organised by the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Centre for Creative Arts, returns…

  • Coronavirus pandemic wreaks havoc on World, African literature.

    Coronavirus pandemic wreaks havoc on World, African literature.

    The Coronavirus pandemic has been wreaking havoc on literary communities around the world in recent weeks. The Coronavirus, according to Wikipedia, is a disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2. The outbreak was first identified in Wuhan, Hubei, China, in December 2019 and recognised as a pandemic by the World Health Organization on…

  • Time of the Writer 2020, to run in March, announces its first guests.

    Time of the Writer 2020, to run in March, announces its first guests.

    The Time of the Writer 2020, which runs in Durban, South Africa from March 16-21, announced its first guests on January 20, 2020. The Time of the Writer, a literary festival organised by the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Centre for Creative Arts, returns to its traditional home of Durban, South Africa this March. The festival which…

  • A snapshot of the Niq Mhlongo curated Time of the Writer 2019.

    A snapshot of the Niq Mhlongo curated Time of the Writer 2019.

    The Time of the Writer 2019, curated by South African author Niq Mhlongo, took place in Durban, South Africa from March 13-16, 2019. The Time of the Writer literary festival has hosted some of the most iconic names in African and world literature in Durban, South Africa. The festival on the South African coast, organised…

  • South Africa’s Time of the Writer 2019 guest list unveiled.

    South Africa’s Time of the Writer 2019 guest list unveiled.

    The guest list for the Time of the Writer 2019, running from March 12-16 in Durban, South Africa has been announced. The Time of the Writer, organised by the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Centre for Creative Arts, is set to make its way back to the coastal town of Durban, South Africa this March. The literary…

  • African Literary Festivals you can attend in 2019

    African Literary Festivals you can attend in 2019

    Covering the length and breadth of the continent, here is a list of African literary festivals you can attend in 2019. This list is regularly updated as and when information becomes available. 2018 was a very literary festival-filled year for Africa. East Africa had a variety of festivals including the Hargeysa International Book Fair, the…

  • Lesego Rampolokeng, Luka Mwango star at Time of the Writer 2018

    Lesego Rampolokeng, Luka Mwango star at Time of the Writer 2018

    Time of the Writer 2018 continued to dazzle residents of Durban, South Africa on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. The writers who featured in venues around the city on this day were Kafula Mwila, Lesego Rampolokeng, Luka Mwango, Unathi Slasha, Mohale Mashigo, and Jennipher Zulu. It was a Wednesday to remember for Durban residents as writers…

  • 20th Time of the Writer International Festival set for Durban, South Africa

    20th Time of the Writer International Festival set for Durban, South Africa

    The 20th Time of the Writer International Festival set to take place in Durban, South Africa from 13 – 18 March 2017. The Festival theme is “The Past Paving the Future.” The Festival, hosted by the Centre for Creative Arts (CCA) within UKZN’s College of Humanities, will feature some of the South Africa’s most prolific…

  • African literary festivals you can attend in 2017

    African literary festivals you can attend in 2017

    Here is a list of African literary festivals you can attend in 2017. 2016 promised and delivered to literary feast of festivals in all corners of the continent. Writers and readers met and interacted in many different venues in many types of environments. Some like Abantu Book Festival were new while the older ones like…