Open Book Festival massive reporting attack

Cape Town, 20-24 September 2012

Passing experience from mouth to mouth | Nal’ibali: It starts with a story, 20 September 2012, Central Library | Report by Tazneem Wentzel

‘We write for people who resemble us’ | Etonnants Voyageurs: Story Tellers and Travel Writers, 23 September 2012, Fugard First | Report by Danson Kahyana

The freedom of the global writer | Etonnants Voyageurs: Place, Space and Writing, 22 September 2012, Fugard First | Report by Danson Kahyana

Prize writing | Caine Prize 2012, 22 September 2012, Fugard Theatre | Report by Danson Kahyana

Nigerian writers call for closer bond with SA counterparts | Nigeria Writes, 24 September 2012, Fugard Studio | Report by Wanjiru Koinange

No place here for crypto-colonial, romantic garbage about Africa | Constructive Engagement: Outsiders Writing about Africa, 23 September 2012, Fugard Studio | Report by Rosa Lyster

Writing conflict and the difficulties of freedom | Etonnant Voyageurs: Writing Conflict - Anne Nivat, Atiq Rahimi and André Brink discuss the challenges of writing about conflict, 23 September 2012, Fugard Ground | Report by Bernard van der Merwe

A life in writing | The Lives of Writers: Alan Hollinghurst, Kiran Desai and Lionel Shriver, 23 September 2012, Fugard Studio | Report by Bernard van der Merwe

Biko offers cultural counter to technocratic discourse | Launch of Biko: The Biography by Xolela Mangcu, 24 September 2012, Fugard Theatre | Report by Kate Ellis-Cole

Die storie bly belangrik | Bekendstelling van Etienne van Heerden se Haai Karoo, 21 September 2012, Fugard Teater | Verslag deur Melt Myburgh

‘Page versus Stage’ an effervescent affair | The Distance Between Page and Stage, 21 September 2012, Truth and Coffee | Report by Kate Ellis-Cole

McKaiser, Galgut and Hollinghurst in full swingEusebius McKaiser in conversation with Alan Hollinghurst and Damon Galgut, 22 September 2012, Fugard Theatre | Report by Jonathan Amid

The less funny side of the comics industry | Co/Mix: Glocal is Lekker, 22 September 2012, The Bank | Report by Jonathan Amid

Putting women first | Launch of My First Time edited by Jen Thorpe, 22 September 2012, Fugard Studio | Report by Wanjiru Koinange

Short stories: love letters to the writer | For the Love of Short Stories, 21 September 2012, Fugard Studio | Report by Sean O'Toole

Kiran Desai: Comprehending the world by writing it down | GIPCA – Great Texts with Kiran Desai, 20 September 2012, Hiddingh Hall | Report by Rosa Lyster

The complication and pleasure of being in print | Launch of Print, Text and Book Cultures in South Africa, 21 September 2012, Fugard Studio, Cape Town | Report by Sean O'Toole