Darryl Earl David – Book Festival founding father

Something of a serial book festival founder, Darryl Earl David confesses that he’d never attended such an event when he founded his first. But his latest, The MADIBALAND WORLD LITERARY FESTIVAL running from November 20th to 30th 2020, is conceived to be a big one. Online and a joint venture between the University of the Western Cape in its 60th year and Book Town Richmond, it will be freely accessible to all. But what was the thinking behind it, and who is Darryl Earl David – listen as he shares his thoughts….

Darryl Earl David is the founder of many book festivals. His latest festival is the Madibaland World Literary Festival.

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