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….
Last year New Contrast, one of SA’s very first literary journals, celebrated 60 years in print. With two editors and a many-hatted admin, we take a look at its past, present and future.