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Karina M Szczurek at Open Book Festival 2014 (17 – 21 September)

Invisible OthersThe 2014 Open Book Festival is taking place in Cape Town from Wednesday 17 to Sunday 21 September. Karina M Szczurek will represent Protea at the festival this year.

Szczurek debut novel Invisible Others was launched earlier this year. She will engage with authors during three panel discussions on the Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday of the festival.

On Wednesday she will speak about writing about sexuality, on Thursday she will pay tribute to the work of Nadine Gordimer, and on Friday Szczurek will ask three authors about the impact the content of their books have on their lives.

Wednesday 17 September

WRITING SEXUALITY
Venue: Fugard Studio
Time: 2 PM
Price: R40
Damon Galgut, Michiel Heyns and Karina Szczurek speak to Karin Schimke.

Thursday 18 September

TRIBUTE TO NADINE GORDIMER
Venue: Fugard Theatre
Time: 2 PM
Price: Free
Imraan Coovadia, Billy Kahora and Margie Orford read from Nadine Gordimer’s work and share stories about her influence on their creative lives. Curated by Karina M Szczurek.

Friday 19 September

OFF THE PAGE
Venue: Fugard Studio
Time: 4 PM
Price: R40
Karina Szczurek asks Andrew Brown, Ekow Duker and Jonny Steinberg about the impact that the content of their books has on them.

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