ELIZABETH SNEDDON THEATRE PROGRAMME

University of KwaZulu-Natal (Howard College Campus)

18:45 BOOK LAUNCHES - Wellington Tavern Deck
19:30 MAIN PROGRAMME STARTS

Tickets are R25 or R10 for students on presentation of a student card.

BOOK NOW AT COMPUTICKET (box office from 18:30 each evening)

MUSICAL WELCOME: High Stars
HOST: Tiny Mungwe
Welcome Note: Ntombikayise Sibhidla-Saphetha, MEC, Arts, Culture, Sports and Recreation, KwaZulu Natal
Festival Opening: Prof. Cheryl Potgieter, University of KwaZulu-Natal
Tribute to Prof. Mbulelo Mzamane: Prof. Ruth Hoskins, Acting Director CALS
PRESENTATION OF PARTICIPATING WRITERS:
Patrick Bond (United States), Sarah Britten (South Africa), Hawa Jande Golakai (Liberia), Adam Habib (South Africa), Lauri Kubuitsile (Botswana), Khulekani Magubane (South Africa), Angela Makholwa (South Africa), Nomsa Mdlalose (South Africa), Niq Mhlongo (South Africa), Kgebetli Moele (South Africa), Tierno Monénembo (Guinea), Praba Moodley (South Africa), Mshai Mwangola (Kenya), Chibundu Onuzo (Nigeria), Prajwal Parajuly (India), Satyajit Sarna (India), Sami Tchak (Togo), Zukiswa Wanner (South Africa), Paulus Zulu (South Africa). 

 

 

Book Launch (de)Monopolising Paradise: Sultan Khan and Lubna Nadvi, UNISA Press
MUSIC: Thobeka Langa
HOST: Sakhile Gumede
New Voices from India

Prajwal Parajuly (India)

Satyajit Sarna (India)

Facilitator: Shubnum Khan

INTERVAL
Mzansi Women Voices

Angela Makholwa (South Africa)

Praba Moodley (South Africa)

Facilitator: Shafinaaz Hassim

 

 

Book Launch – Land Where I Flee: Prajwal Parajuly, Quercus
MUSIC: Legato Soul Music
HOST: Mitchell Harper
Writing the Policy Debate

Adam Habib (South Africa)

Paulus Zulu (South Africa)

Facilitator: Ben Fogel

INTERVAL
Writing in Francophone Africa: Trends and Issues

Sami Tchak (Togo)

Tierno Monénembo (Guinea)

Facilitator: Bernard De Meyer

 

 

Book Launch – South Africa: The Present as History – John S. Saul and Patrick Bond, Jacana

MUSIC: Zulu Rock
HOST: Noxolo Matete
Writing the Historical Moment

Patrick Bond (United States)

Facilitator: Benedict Xolani Dube

INTERVAL
Chronicling the Contemporary South African Story

Niq Mhlongo (South Africa)

Kgebetli Moele (South Africa)

Facilitator: Duduzile Mabaso

 

 

Book Launch Mooi Loop Vet Kat: Various Authors, Unisa Press
MUSIC: Mabhengu

HOST: Nomfundo Xolo

Presentation of Time of the Writer Schools Short Story Award 
Telling the African Story (in association with Gcinamasiko Arts & Heritage Trust)

Nomsa Mdlalose (South Africa)

Mshai Mwangola (Kenya)

Facilitator: Gcina Mhlophe

INTERVAL
From the Mouths of Babes

Lauri Kubuitsile (Botswana)

Khulekani Magubane (South Africa)

Facilitator: Sanelisiwe Ntuli

 

 

Book Launches

The Making of Place: Various Authors, Durban University of Technology

Curries Fountain: Various Authors, Durban University of Technology

MUSIC: Maputaland Project

HOST: Steve Jones

Presentation of Time of the Writer Schools Short Story Award 
New African Women Writers Rising 

Hawa Jande Golakai (Liberia)

Chibundu Onuzo (Nigeria)

Facilitator: Sandile Ngidi

INTERVAL
Finding the South African Funny Bone

Sarah Britten (South Africa)

Zukiswa Wanner (South Africa)

Facilitator: Ndumiso Ngcobo

 

 

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