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Complete list of Franschhoek Literary Festival speakers


2009-02-17

Alexandra Fuller: Zimbabwean writer now living in Wyoming. (Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight, Scribbling the Cat, The Legend of Colton H. Bryant)
Alex Smith: Cape Town based writer of travel books (Algeria's Way, Drinking From the Dragon's Well)
André Brink: leading South African novelist (recent memoir: A Fork in the Road / 'n Vurk in die pad)
Andrew Brown: Cape Town advocate, novelist and police reservist (Coldsleep Lullabye, Street Blues)
Aryan Kaganof: Cape Town novelist (Uselessly) and poet
Blaq Pearl: Cape Town performance poet
Christopher Hope: South African novelist now living in France (My Mother's Lovers) and FLF Director
Diale Thlolwe: thriller writer from Ekurhuleni, East Rand (Ancient Rites)
Dianne Stewart: author of children's books (Folk Tales from Africa), creative writing teacher and compiler (Durban in a Word) from KwaZulu Natal
Eben Venter: Afrikaans novelist now living in Australia (Horrelpoot / Trencherman)
Edyth Bulbring: Johannesburg journalist, and writer of young adult novels (The Club)
Elwyn Jenkins: retired Pretoria professor who specialises in South African children's literature and has served on official SA place naming bodies (Falling into Place)
Finuala Dowling: Cape Town academic, poet and novelist (Flyleaf, Notes from the Dementia Ward)
Fred Khumalo: Johannesburg journalist and novelist (Seven Steps To Heaven, Touch My Blood)
Helen Moffett: Cape Town writer and editor (The Art & Science of Cricket)
Henriette Rose-Innes: Cape Town novelist and short story writer (The Rock Alphabet, "Poison" won the 2008 Caine Prize)
Jeremy Gordin: Johannesburg journalist, editor, publishing executive and biographer (Zuma: A Biography)
Justin Cartwright: South African novelist now living in England (The Song Before it is Sung, To Heaven by Water - due in April)
Koos Kombuis: rock star and satirist from Somerset West (The Complete Secret Diaries of God)
Lauren Beukes: author, cartoon scriptwriter and journalist (Moxyland)
Lebo Mashile: actor, TV presenter and performance poet (Flying Above the Sky) from Johannesburg
Mandla Langa: ANC activist, ex-Icasa chairperson and novelist (The Lost Colours of the Chameleon), now based in Johannesburg
Max du Preez: journalist, columnist, political analyst and documentary film maker, now living in the Western Cape (Of Tricksters, Tyrants and Turncoats)
Michiel Heyns: Stellenbosch academic, novelist (The Typewriter's Tale) and translator (Agaat)
Mike van Graan: playwright (Green Man Flashing, Bafana Republic) and Director of the African Arts Institute
Petina Gappah: Zimbabwean lawyer, novelist and short story writer (An Elegy for Easterly) now living and working in Geneva
Pippa Green: Johannesburg journalist, broadcaster and biographer (Choice, Not Fate: The Life and Times of Trevor Manuel)
Rajend Mesthrie: Cape Town academic and linguist
Reuben Riffel: Franschhoek chef at Reuben's (Reuben Cooks ... Food is Time Travel)
Roger Smith: screenwriter, film and TV producer and thriller writer (Mixed Blood) now living in Cape Town
Ronelda Kamfer: Cape Town author and poet (Noudat slapende honde)
Shaun Johnson: Cape Town journalist, CEO of the Mandela Rhodes Foundation and novelist (The Native Commissioner)
Sindiwe Magona: motivational speaker, poet, playwright, actor, author of children's books and novelist (To My Children's Children, Beauty's Gift)
Suzette Kotze-Myburgh: editor who lives in Stellenbosch
Tan Twan Eng: advocate and novelist from Malaysia (The Gift of Rain)
Tim Noakes: Cape Town sports scientist and academic (The Art & Science of Cricket)
Tom Eaton: Cape Town satirist, scriptwriter and novelist
Tracy Gilpin: short story writer and novelist (Double Cross), now working in communications in Cape Town
Vikas Swarup: diplomat, Deputy High Commissioner for India in Pretoria, and best-selling novelist (Q&A - now the award-winning movie Slumdog Millionaire - and Six Suspects)
Willem Anker: Stellenbosch academic and novelist (Siegfried)
Zubeida Jaffer: journalist and political analyst from Cape Town (Our Generation, Love in the Time of Treason: The Life Story of Ayesha Dawood)