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Plan ahead for the Durban Book Fair

Africa’s only Unesco literary city, Durban, will host the International Book Fair in August.

Africa’s only Unesco literary city, Durban, will host the International Book Fair in August.

Published May 14, 2022

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Durban - The Durban International Book Fair takes place in Africa’s only Unesco city of literature.

“Unlocked & Unleashed” is a tribute to the storytellers keeping the word alive under the most testing conditions.

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The Durban Book Fair is a week-long extravaganza, from August 1 to 5, at Sibaya Casino & Entertainment Kingdom and on August 6 and 7 at Pick n Pay, Durban North.

#DIBF2022, with a stellar line-up of writers, musicians and artists, is designed as a global marketplace for readers, creatives, authors, academicians, literacy NGOs, language promoters and publishers.

#DIBF2022 will host 275 writers over the seven-day period with a wide variety of topics on indigenous languages, women’s literature and climate change. About 15 books will be launched at the fair and 5 000 visitors are expected over the seven days.

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There is no cost to attend the event. If you require further information, email [email protected] or visit www.durbanbookfair.co.za

Organisations wanting to participate in the seven-day programme should email [email protected]

#DIBF2022 is an initiative of the non-profit Durban Book Fair.

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For sponsorship opportunities and exhibition costs, contact [email protected]

Teachers qualify for a free pack of books worth more than R500 if registration is done via www.madeindurban.co.za (terms and conditions apply).

The Independent on Saturday

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