Franschhoek Literary Festival

2020 Franschhoek Literary Festival cancelled because of COVID-19

The Franschhoek Literary Festival, which was due to take place from 15 to 17 May 2020 in Cape Town, has been cancelled, ‘in light of the growing concerns about the global spread of COVID-19’.

Read an excerpt from Kate Mosse’s new book, The Burning Chambers, inspired by her trip to Franschhoek

Read an excerpt from Kate Mosse’s new book, The Burning Chambers, ahead of her events in Cape Town.

Don’t miss Zinzi Clemmons, author of What We Lose, on tour in South Africa

Author Zinzi Clemmons will be on tour in Johannesburg and Cape Town in May!

Line-up of local and international authors announced for 2018 Franschhoek Literary Festival

The programme for the 2018 Franschhoek Literary Festival has been revealed!

Enjoy a literary feast with Pan Macmillan at this year’s Franschhoek Literary Festival

Pan Macmillan authors on the Franschhoek Literary Festival programme include Mohale Mashigo, Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, Rebecca Davis and Dikgang Moseneke – and many others!

Don’t miss bestselling author Lesley Pearse at the Franschhoek Literary Festival this weekend

The great and gracious bestselling author Lesley Pearse is at the Franschhoek Literary Festival this weekend!