Open Book Festival

Breaking news: Miché Solomon/Zephany Nurse will be telling her story at the Open Book Festival

Miché Solomon and Joanne Jowell will discuss the astonishing new memoir Zephany: Two Mothers One Daughter at the Open Book Festival in September. …

International bestselling author Sarah Ladipo Manyika is coming to South Africa!

Save the date! International bestselling author Sarah Ladipo Manyika will be at the Open Book Festival and South African Book Fair this year.

The programme for the 2019 Open Book Festival has been revealed!

The full programme has been announced for the ninth Open Book Festival!

Find out which authors will be at the 2019 Open Book Festival in Cape Town

The Open Book Festival has announced the first group of authors that will be at the event this year!

The programme for the 2018 Open Book Festival has been revealed!

The full programme has been announced for the eighth Open Book Festival!

Open Book Festival announces first group of authors confirmed for Cape Town

The first group of authors has been announced for the eighth Open Book Festival! This year’s Open Book will take place from …

An interview with bestselling author Ali Land ahead of her SA tour

Ali Land, the author of Good Me Bad Me – ‘one of the most extraordinary, controversial and explosive literary debuts of 2017’ – is in South Africa.

Find out about Achmat Dangor’s new novel Dikeledi at Open Book

Award-winning author Achmat Dangor’s new novel, Dikeledi, is out just in time for the Open Book Festival.

‘A unique, powerful voice in African literature’ – catch Iman Verjee at Open Book

Iman Verjee will be a guest at the Open Book Festival in Cape Town from 6-10 September.

Ali Land is in South Africa in September!

Ali Land, the author of Good Me Bad Me, will be visiting South Africa in September.

Chibundu Onuzo – author of the fantastic Welcome to Lagos – will be at the Open Book Festival

Don’t miss Nigerian author Chibundu Onuzo at the Open Book Festival in Cape Town from 6-10 September!

Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀, author of Stay With Me, will be in South Africa in September

Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀, who was shortlisted for the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction for her debut novel Stay With Me, will be in South Africa this month.

The Open Book Festival programme is now live

The programme for the seventh Open Book Festival has been announced – with a record number of events!

Nathan Hill will be at Open Book this year – find out more about his debut hit The Nix

The Open Book Festival will take place in Cape Town from 6 to 10 September this year, featuring a number of exciting international authors including Nathan Hill!

First round of international authors announced for 2017 Open Book Festival

The Open Book Festival has announced the first round of authors for 2017 – including Paul Beatty, Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀, Nathan Hill and Fiston Mwanza Mujila.