Upcoming Events


Franschhoek Literary Festival, Franschhoek
Saturday 14 May 2022, 16:00 – 17:00

Franschhoek Literary Festival is back! The festival takes place over the weekend of 13-15 May 2022, with a lineup of some incredible authors, such as Damon Galgut, Tsitsi Dangarembga, Imraan Coovadia, Elif Shafak and Fred Khumalo. Alistair will be speaking on the panel Enter Cape Town, with novelists Mohale Mashigo, Mia Arderne and Qarnita Loxton, about Cape Town as a setting and a character.

To view the full programme visit www.flf.co.za or webtickets for tickets.


Kingsmead Book Fair, Johannesburg
Saturday 21 May 2022, 13:00 – 14:00

The Kingsmead Book Fair is taking place on 21 May 2022, with a lineup of incredible authors. Alistair is thrilled to be speaking in a panel on A Career in Words during the young adult programme. Do you love the power of words, from reading and writing to playing with words and expressing yourself? Wondering how to make a living from these skills? Seasoned journalist and author, Gus Silber, author of It Doesn’t Have To Be This WayAlistair Mackay, copywriter and creative director Michele Pithey, and publisher at Blackbird Books, Thabiso Mahlape, share their experience and advice.

To view the full programme visit https://kingsmead.co.za/bookfair/ or get your tickets here.

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