What I’m up to at Open Book, 9-13 Sept

open book logoNext week, alongside many exciting international and local writers, I’ll be taking part in several events at the always great Open Book literary festival in central Cape Town:

  • 9th Sept, 6pm: 4 years on. Patrick Gale, Neel Mukherjee and Henrietta Rose-Innes were all at Open Book 1. Mervyn Sloman prods their memories and talks then and now.
  • 9th Sept, 9.30pm: Stray readings. An evening of readings from the animal-themed anthology Stray. The line-up includes Finuala Dowling, Colleen Higgs, Sally Partridge and Henrietta Rose-Innes and special guest, Helen Macdonald. Hosted by Sindiwe Magona. All royalties from the sale of this book will go to TEARS Animal Rescue.
  • 12th Sept, 10am: Flashback Fiction. Elleke Boehmer, Craig Higginson & Henrietta Rose-Innes discuss their jumps between past and present with Diane Awerbuck.
  • 12th Sept, 8pm: Shades of Green. Jacqui L’Ange, Andrew Miller and Henrietta Rose-Innes talk ecological fiction with Justin Fox.

The extensive programme of events is here – get booking.

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