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A Literary Dinner – Lesley Pearse

Join us for a superb fine dining experience with best-selling UK author, Lesley Pearse, on 10 May 2017. We are thrilled to host Lesley, who will promote her latest novel, Dead To Me, in Johannesburg. Dead To Me is her 24th book. Her previous novels…

A Winter’s Tale – Dinner With John Connolly

Meet best-selling Irish author, John Connolly at Writers Write in Johannesburg this July. John will be in South Africa to promote A Time of Torment, the 14th novel in his popular Charlie Parker series. When? 30 July 2016 Where? The Bowery, 3 Sandown Valley Crescent, Sandton What Time? 18:00 for 18:30…

The Writers Write Interview – Alex van Tonder

Alex van Tonder was promoting her debut novel, This One Time. Alex works full time in advertising and she has been a successful blogger. She used her experiences to create a social media thriller, with reality TV and advertising playing their part in a terrifying…

This One Time – A Literary Dinner

Meet author, Alex Van Tonder at Writers Write in Johannesburg on 21 May 2015 Alex is a South African author who is best known for her satirical blogs, including My Branded Life and Cape Town Girl. This One Time is her début novel. About the book: What happens when…

Demystifying Self-Publishing – A Writers Write Event

Join us for breakfast when one of our Writers Write graduates, Per Ostberg, talks about his exciting and exploratory journey from attending our Writers Write course to self-publishing his memoir PERspective. Per will outline the eight simple steps he took to get a book from idea…

The Writers Write Interview – Barbara Kingsolver

We enjoyed hosting American author, Barbara Kingsolver, whose most famous books include The Poisonwood Bible;  Animal, Vegetable, Miracle;  The Lacuna; and her latest novel, Flight Behaviour. Barbara was in Johannesburg on one of the hottest days of the year. She did not let the heat or…

Barbara Kingsolver – A Literary Affair

Join us for dinner with Barbara Kingsolver “Close the door. Write with no one looking over your shoulder. Don't try to figure out what other people want to hear from you; figure out what you have to say. It's the one and only thing you have to offer.”…

The Magician – Meet Raymond E. Feist

This event is fully booked! Thank you for your support. We look forward to the 23rd. Join us when we host Raymond E. Feist, the best-selling American fantasy author. Raymond Feist has sold more than 15 million books. He became famous with the Riftwar Saga, which began…

The Writers Write Interview – Peter James

We had a wonderful time with Peter James, the British best-selling author of the Detective Roy Grace novels. Peter was in South Africa to promote his latest novel, Want You Dead, as part of The Bloody Book Week. The guests were instantly taken by his opening declaration…

The Writers Write Interview – Lauren Beukes

We enjoyed hosting South African author, Lauren Beukes. Lauren is the best-selling author of The Shining Girls. Lauren was in Johannesburg to promote her latest novel, Broken Monsters. She was charming and irreverent. She believes we should be promiscuous in our reading and try different genres and…
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