Some amazing authors have agreed to talk about their work at #MidLit2019.

Download the Festival Programme here.

Our Friday programme includes Workshops for aspiring young authors:

Young Writers Programme Friday Morning Howick Prep

Young Writers Programme Friday Afternoon YABI

Saturday 31 Aug

8.30 Fiona Snyckers - Lacuna

9.00 Julia Martin - The Blackridge House

9.30 Fred Khumalo - Talk of the Town

10.00 Zanele Njapha - An Eye for Love

10.30 YABI (Cuba Ikaneng & learners) book launch

11.30 Ekow Duker - Yellowbone

12.00 Siya Khumalo - You Have to be Gay to Know God

12.30 Steve Wimberley -               Dr Grumble

2.00 Peter Storey - I Beg to Differ

2.30 Hugh Bland - Trappist Missions of KZN

3.00 Ralph Mathegka - Ramaphosa’s Turn; When Zuma Turns

3.30 Desiree Anne Martin - We Don’t Talk About This. Ever

4.30 Richard Hunt - Spirit of the Drakensberg

5.00 Ronnie Kasrils  - Catching Tadpoles

Sunday 1 September

8.30 Martin Prozesky - Warring Souls

9.00 Chris Hoare - 'Mad Mike' Hoare: The Legend

9.30 Gloria Keverne - Achieving the International Bestseller Dream

10.00 Elana Bregin - Not Wanted on the Voyage

10.30 Izak de Vries with Luke Molver, Hannes Barnard & JL Powers - Representing Africa

11.30 Khaya Dlanga - These Things Happen to Me

12.00 Peter Church - Thrills and Spills of Crime Fiction

12.30 Mogau Seshoene - The Lazy Makoti

2.00 Sonja Kruse -The Ubuntu Girl

3.00 John Roff - Poems for the Nature-Hungry Soul

3.30 Erica Platter - Durban Curry: Up2Date

4.00 Ashwin Desai - Rama’s Pose, Malema’s Animal Farm & Ahab’s Pursuit of the Great White

PARALLEL SESSION 3.00 - 4.30 in Fern Hill Chapel - Free storytelling for kids with Lori-Ann Preston, Michelle Sciacca, Cuba & Lungile Ikaneng, Kim Broughton, Marilyn Mills, John Roff and others.

Jackie Kalley and Helena Davis at MidLit2018