Elleke will be at the 2015 Open Book Festival in Cape Town, 9-13 September. She will be participating in the following panels (view events on the calendar):
Sins of our Parents
10 September, 14.00 – 15.00 in the Fugard Annexe 1
Elleke Boehmer, Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor and Bridget Pitt discuss how the actions of the previous generation impact on their protagonists with Kathryn White.
Reading: Poetry and Prose
10 September, 18.00 – 19.00 in the Fugard Annexe 1
Join Elleke Boehmer, Patrick Flanery, Perfect Hlongwane, Siphokazi Jonas, Shirmoney Rhode and Hong Ying as they read from their work.
You’re South African?
11 September, 14.00 – 15.00 in the Fugard Theatre
Elleke Boehmer, Justin Cartwright and Melissa de Villiers discuss their respective relationships with the country of their birth as it is reflected in their recent books. Chaired by Nancy Richards.
12 September, 10.00 – 11.00 in the Fugard Annexe 2
Elleke Boehmer, Craig Higginson & Henrietta Rose-Innes discuss their jumps between past and present with Diane Awerbuck.