Three days a year, Franschhoek comes alive as its streets are filled with readers, writers, and publishers all in attendance at the annual literary festival.
You heard that right: the Franschhoek Literary Festival (FLF) is back!
The festival brings together South African and international authors to facilitate informal conversations between the authors, chairpersons, and the audience. Over 100 authors will be part of the festival this year, with several notable South African figures such as Imraan Coovadia.
He has written several novels, including the highly acclaimed High Low In-between and Tales of the Metric System, as well as his most recent work, The Poisoners. This non-fiction book examines the horrifying history of toxins and poisoning allegations among spies, politicians, and soldiers in South Africa and Zimbabwe.
Cost: from R85
Where: Franschoek Town Hall, 27 Huguenot St, Franschoek.
When: 13 – 15 May. Unless otherwise stated, the day begins at 10 am and ends at 5 pm, with a half-hour break between each event.
Book your ticket here.
Picture: Getaway Gallery