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Philani Dladla – The Pavement Bookworm (@BookVsDruggs) – Shares His Story with @TEDxJoburg: fb.me/1n10zxz3E

Open Book Festival 2013 Liveblog: Tuesday 10 September, 2pm – 3pm

It’s Open Book Cape Town time: follow all the action on our liveblog! (Refresh/F5 for latest updates.) (Scroll from the bottom up!)

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And that’s a wrap in the Fugard Annexe 1, where Carolyn Meads covered “Queer Africa”:

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What types of stories were submitted to Queer Africa – and how did the editors use them?

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Some fascinating comment on queer writing in Africa, direct from the Fugard Annexe 1:

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What were the editors of Queer Africa looking for, when making their book?

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Too often, queerness and violence intersect; often in unexpected ways:

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So why is Africa getting queerer?

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It ain’t easy being queer in Africa, but it’s also harder to ignore the agency of queerness here, too:

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So what is “Queer Africa” – ? Well, it’s a book, for one thing:

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…and here are the Queer Africa panelists:

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Our liveblogger for this hour is Books LIVE Editor Carolyn Meads in the Fugard Annexe 1:

 

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