FLF 2013

SLiP sent reporters to cover selected events at the 2013 Franschhoek Literary Festival. Below is a list of the reports as they came in:

  • Feeding Africa starts with education, 'Feeding Africa', Leonie Joubert in conversation with Michelle Matthews. Franschhoek, report by Bibi Burger
  • R60 to enjoy an infomercial?,  ‘Mampoer Shorts’, Anton Harber in conversation with Fred de Vries, Osiame Molefe and Justin Fox. Franschhoek, report by Kavish Chetty
  • To vrek or not to vrek, ‘To frack or not to frack’, Tim Cohen in conversation with Ivo Vegter, Cormac Cullinan and Jonathan Deal. Franschhoek, report by Chantelle Gray van Heerden
  • Found in translation or crumbling Babel?, ‘Found in translation’, Lynda Gilfillan in conversation with Ingrid Winterbach, Eben Venter and Carel van der Merwe. Franschhoek, report by Chantelle Gray van Heerden
  • A trying experience, ‘Trial by Twitter’, Fiona Snyckers in conversation with Julian Rademeyer, Sam Wilson and Ann Crotty. Franschhoek, report by Kavish Chetty
  • Fixing South Africa, ‘How to Fix South Africa’, Ray Hartley in conversation with Moeletsi Mbeki, Hlumelo Biko and Dennis Davis. Franschhoek, report by Jonathan Amid
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Pieter Odendaal is a South African poet, performer, translator and editor. He is currently busy with a practice-led PhD in how spoken word can engage with social-ecological change at the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane. His debut Afrikaans poetry collection, asof geen berge ooit hier gewoon het nie (like no mountains ever lived here), appeared at Tafelberg Publishers in 2018. He is the co-editor of the poetry translation anthologies Many tongues (2013) and ConVerse (2018).