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  • 8/9/2019 Jacana Jamboree - Press Release


    Press Release:

    For immediate release

    Jacana Jamboreeat the Cape Town Book Fair

    Jacana Media takes the Book Fair to Town!

    Jacana Media will be infusing the streets of Cape Town with Book Fair spirit this year.

    With a series of exciting events, Jacana authors and others will be turning the literaryscene into an across-the-city spectacular.

    From Societi Bistro to the Labia, The Book Lounge, Stark Ayres Nursery, Lobby Books

    and the Michael Stevenson Gallery, to Iziko, the Mount Nelson and even a literary party

    bus, Jacanas scintillating events will be bringing the city to life with literature.

    Look out for Cannibal Ogres, Mock Europeans, Faux Tintins and the Hovering

    Showerhead, the EU Literary Award ceremony, Grande Dames of the Garden, South

    African Writing Now, a cartooning master class and the Satire Supper as some of the

    highlights of the 23 events on the programme.

    The Jacana Jamboree presents

    Zapiro, Andy Mason, Anton Kannemeyer, Stephen Francis &Rico (Madam & Eve), Damon Galgut, Jodi Bieber, Ismail Farouk, Sue

  • 8/9/2019 Jacana Jamboree - Press Release


    Williamson, Patricia Schonstein, Prof. Raymond Suttner, Ronnie

    Kasrils, Una van der Spuy, Pat Featherstone, Marianne Thamm, Christine Stevens,

    Kopano Matlwa, Eric Miyeni, Fred Khumalo, Zinaid Meeran, RosieKendall, Ndumiso Ngcobo, Andie Miller, Margaret Wasserfall, Nathan Geffen,

    Richard Calland, Judith February, Dr. Fanie du Toit, Maryanne and Shayle Bester,

    Ronnie Govender, Kathy Coates, John Ledger, Peter Steyn, Trevor Carnaby,Shem Compion, Prof. Edgar Pieterse, Jonathan Nkala, Jeremy Nell, Brandan

    Reynolds,Dr. Steven Dubin, Gus Ferguson, Riason Naidoo, Karen Press,Andrew Lamprecht, Marcus Low, Nombulelo Baba, Christina Scott, Adele Baleta,

    Dr. George Claassen, Chip Snaddon, John Curtis, Stacey Stent, Helen

    Moffett, Gavin Thomson, Carole Bloch, Dave Gomersal, Pamela Maseko, Niki

    Daly, Arabella Koopman.

    Meet them, mingle with them, dine, talk, walk, drink, party and laugh with some of the

    most exciting personalities in the South African literary scene.

    WARNING: Attending the events on the attached Jacana Jamboree programme may leadto:

    Elevated heart-rates

    Sporadic shivers of excitement

    Spurning of intimate dinners with partners

    Neglect of household chores

    Shameless name-dropping

    Programme available on www.jacana.co.za.

    Booking through Strictly Tickets unless otherwise stipulated.

    The Jamboree is part of an ongoing partnership between Jacana Media, The Book Lounge

    and the Cape Times and 10% of all book sales at all the events will go to Equal

    Education. At all events, please bring high quality childrens and young adults books, in

    good condition, to donate to Equal Educations book drive for school libraries.

    Look out for Custom Publishing events on the Jamboree programme.

    The wine for all events has kindly been sponsored by Leopards Leap Wines.

  • 8/9/2019 Jacana Jamboree - Press Release


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    Carien Els

    011 628 3202