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Schreiner: Karoo Writers Festival

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“This year’s festival promises to take the event to new heights with a line-up of talks and events appealing to a range of audiences,” said Professor Paul Walters who chairs the festival organising committee. “Highlights include interviews with icons of the international fiction landscape: Etienne van Heerden and Deon Meyer.”

Lovers of reading, writing and the Karoo can look forward to personal interaction with renowned authors and literati as well as maximum opportunity to kuier with like-minded spirits. Intimacy is a key element of this festival.

A quick preview of what is happening
during this exciting festival:

  • WRITER’S & SOCIAL MEDIA WORKSHOPS
  • YOUTH PROGRAMME: DESIGN/LIFESTYLE in action – THINK-TANK WITH NIËL STEMMET
  • BOOK LAUNCH: Interviews with Neville Alexander
  • Themed presentations: “A SENSE OF PLACE” with Antony Osler, Paul Walters, Steven Gray
  • A Literary Walking Tour of Old Cradock
  • FOOD FOR THOUGHT: lunch with NIËL STEMMET
  • Guided TOUR OF LINGELIHLE
  • E-BOOK LAUNCH by CHRIS MARAIS AND JULIENNE DU TOIT
  • WORDS AND MUSIC: RANDALL WICOMB IN CONCERT (a CRADOCK 200 event)
  • PRESENTATIONS: theme OLIVE SCHREINER
  • YOUTH PROGRAMME: WRITING FOR FILM by Deon Meyer (Karoo Film Company)
  • EXHIBITION OPENING AT SCHREINER HOUSE
  • INTERVIEWS with Etienne van Heerden & Deon Meyer
  • OPEN MICROPHONE
  • KAROO BISTRO dinner with three courses
  • LATE MOVIE SHOW “Die Ballade van Robbie de Wee”

BOOKINGS ARE NOW OPEN!

For the full programme and booking form contact karoowritersfestival@gmail.com

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