South African Book Fair

The South African Book Fair 2018, as its celebrates #OURSTORIES on the page, mic and stage, invites audiences to engage in a feast of intergenerational voices in our indigenous languages. Our Keorapetse Kgositsile Poetry Café* is a pop-up poetry platform with a series of four sessions on Friday 7th and Saturday 8th September, where you…


Events South African Book Fair

In 2017 the South African Book Development Council (SABDC) took over the national Book Fair from the Publishers’ Association of South Africa. The SABDC’s mandate is to grow and develop South Africa’s book industry; and to reposition the South African Book Fair (SABF), which had previously served a traditional, established market, as a Fair that…

Project Coordinator

Opportunities South African Book Fair

Assist in the implementation of projects of the South African Book Development Council. The SABDC is the sector representative body for the South African book industry. It aims to increase access to books through a diverse range of strategies. The work of the SABDC firmly declares the values and principles required for change and transformation…

Literary Programme Manager

Opportunities South African Book Fair

An excellent opportunity is available for an experienced Literary Programme Manager for SABF 2018. The successful candidate will assist with leading the very ambitious vision of the SABF through a diverse, dynamic, topical and uniquely African literary programme. Join the exciting journey of bringing storytelling, books, the book industry in all its wonderful forms and…

Event management

Opportunities South African Book Fair

The Fair’s events management company must therefore buy into the vision described here and have the necessary drive and passion to fulfil the demands made by this ambitious vision. The successful company will have extensive knowledge and experience of consumer trade shows, and of managing an event of a similar nature. It will also have…


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