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Short & Sweet: Karavan Press Literary Festival 2024

9 March 2024

Karavan Press Literary Festival 2024

The third Karavan Press Literary Festival will take place in cooperation with the Blown Away by Books Festival at the Fish Hoek Public Library on 9 March 2024. This year’s edition of the festival focuses entirely on the short story!

All events are free.


Short fiction & non-fiction workshop

Short Story Day Africa’s Rachel Zadok presents the Flow Workshop. All welcome. Please register here.


Crafting the debut short story collection

Short story authors talk to Karina Szczurek about the process of compiling their first collection: Kerry Hammerton, Sally Partridge, Kharys Laue, Michael Boyd, Werner Pretorius, Paul Morris, Anna Hug


The shory story love affair

In the famous words of Lorrie Moore, “A short story is a love affair, a novel is a marriage.” Authors with published short story collection to their name discuss their passion for the genre with Joanne Hichens (Short.Sharp.Stories): Diane Awerbuck (Inside your body there are flowers), Frankie Murrey (Everyone Dies), Dawn Garisch (What Remains), Byron Loker (New Swell), Lester Walbrugh (Let It Fall Where It Will), Karen Jennings (Away from the Dead), Alex Latimer (Love Stories for Ghosts).


Celebrating Tiger & Captive

Authors and editors of two new workshopped short story anthologies celebrate their work: Tiger contributors Caitlin Spring, Kerry Hammerton, Gail Gilbride, Lucienne Argent, Anita Shapiro, Desiree-Anne Martin, Michelle Meyer and Anna Hug as well as the Captive editors, Helen Moffett and Rachel Zadok, discuss the first Karavan Stories anthology and the eighth Short Story Day Africa anthology with Karina Szczurek.


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