• 24th Edition

    Time of the Writer

    "The Writer: Witness, The Canary In The Mine or Testifier?"

    NEWS

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    Time of the Writer virtual festival announces dates and theme

    The University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Centre for Creative Arts (CCA) presents the 24th edition of the Time of the Writer International…

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    The University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Centre for Creative Arts (CCA) presents the 24th edition of the Time of the Writer International Festival that will be hosted virtually on the festival’s social media channels from 15 to 21 March 2021.


    The written word envelops online as South African, African and International writers meet for a thought-provoking week of literary dialogue, exchanging ideas, and stimulating discussions. Time of the Writer features a diverse gathering of leading novelists, social commentators, activists, playwrights, short story writers and poets. This 24th edition features authors in conversation, panel discussions, a public participation programme, and exhibitions focused on many socially-relevant themes such as whistleblowing, migration, colonialism, gender-based violence and sexual identity.

    Phone: +27 31 260 2506

    Email: cca@ukzn.ac.za

    Address: Centre for Creative Arts, Mazisi Kunene Ave, Glenwood, Durban, South Africa

    Monday - Friday 08:00 to 16:30