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Monday, November 24, 2008


12th Time of the Writer Festival to take place in Durban from March 9 to 14.

The Time of the Writer international writers festival, co-ordinated annually by the Centre for Creative Arts (University of KwaZulu-Natal), will bring together South African, African and international writers in a week-long programme of stimulating literary events from March 9 to 14, 2009. The festival is informed by interpersonal dialogue and intercultural exchange between writers, and between writers and public. The festival format is designed to develop public interest in literature and promote a culture of reading and writing in South Africa. Evening readings and discussions take place at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre, with daily activities at various tertiary institutions, community centres, museums, schools and other venues.

For more info go to The complete list of participants and programme details may be viewed there from around mid-February 2009. Enquiries to 031 260 2506/1704 or email