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Anton Rupert 

Die verstommende storie van ’n sakelegende wat een van Afrika...

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Bloedsomer 

Petunia Moraleng, voormalige stasiebevelvoerder op Parys, is haar rang kwyt...

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Droomjagter 

Lucas Jordaan sluit sy bosveldlodge naby Hoedspruit nadat sy meisie...

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Droomwerk

Die Woordveertjie-paneel se kommentaar: “Droomwerk sluit aan by ’n brandende...

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Duifeling 

Hoe Sara Koordom op Rooiduin in die verre Noord-Kaap aangeland...

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erf en elders 

Kleinboer se tweede digbundel, erf en elders, is in Julie...

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Gebeente 

Dit is byna vier dekades ná Toorberg. Met ’n onverwagte...

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Kinderlê 

In Kinderlê kom verse oor die kwesbaarheid van kinders, swangerskapsverlies,...

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Marius Weyers 

Hierdie biografie deur sy vriend en mede-akteur Chris Vorster is...

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Memoires van jou moeder  

Hierdie selfskryf-nalatenskapjoernaal is saamgestel deur Anné Pretorius en verskaf ‘n...

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Skapie-Mê 

In die boek, Goeie vriende gee om, word ‘n platform...

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Sterretjiekind 

 “Oumie, wat is godsdiens?” Dit het Naledi een middag ná...

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Sy is veilig 

Emma van der Walt is die stigter van Brave to...

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T.T. Cloete 

T.T. Cloete, oorlede in 2015, sou op 31 Mei vanjaar...

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Voorblad 

‘n Misdaadroman vol intrigue en afdraaipaaie wat die leser op...

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About

The Vrystaat Literature Festival promotes the international importance of both Afrikaans and South African literature. Over the course of 6 days, more than 140 individuals, including local, national and international writers and poets participate in book discussions and book launches, long-table discussions, poetry readings and performances, workshops for upcoming writers, lectures, films, and bus-tours.

Generously Supported by

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Book discussions & Launches

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Poetry & Performance

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Panel discussions & Long tables

Toast (3 of 4)

Lectures & Workshops

The main objectives are:

I. Community: to bring communities of readers and local, national, and international writers together.

II. Reading: to develop a culture of reading in the widest possible sense.

III. Language: to foster exposure to multilingual programming, including indigenous languages.

IV. Accessibility: to present and make South African literature accessible to diverse audiences.

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