Monthly Archives July 2019

Kingsmead Bookfair 2019

  Kingsmead Bookfair 2019 is done and dusted.  It was an honour to be the curator of the children’s and teen programmes of the fair this year and to get a chance to engage with authors from South Africa and abroad.  While I love any bookish event there were a few highlights that stood out for me: A young child tugging on her mother’s sleeve to ‘hurry up, we’ll miss the book reading!” Such excitement for books warms my heart. Local authors getting a chance to share their stories.  Selling books in South Africa is hard work. Building a reading
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