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Sub-Saharan Publishers at the SA Book Fair

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The well-known Cape Town Book Fair will return to the Mother City in 2014 but this time as the South African Book Fair.

Scheduled to take place from 13 -15 June, the country’s now national book fair, provides not only unique and interesting insights into the publishing world but also a premier platform for the literary, publishing and all stakeholders in the book value chain to gather and trade, network and exhibit.

This year, the French Institute of South Africa has partnered with the Goethe-Institut and the SA Book Fair to sponsor the invitation of Simone Aubierge Edzoa, a publisher from Cameroon to attend this year’s fair. Stand D21: The Goethe-Institut and The French Institute of South Africa.

More about the SA Book Fair
The South African Book Fair has established itself as South Africa’s premier exhibition for the  literary and publishing worlds to gather and trade, not to mention the literary feast for all book lovers to indulge in. Having attracted hundreds of local and global exhibitors, the South African Book Fair has become Sub-Saharan Africa’s biggest Book Fair, and publishers and authors will descend on Cape Town from destinations around Africa, the Middle East and Asia.

www.thebereed.co.za/southafricanbookfair/

Who Attends
An even larger contingent of publishers, authors, exhibitors, speakers, book associations, book distributors, book stores, electronic book traders, libraries, literary agents, printers, repro agents, bibliophiles and the general public are expected to gather in 2014 for this world-class event.


Why Attend

  • Unique and interesting insights into the publishing world
  • Exposure to high profile delegates and speakers
  • A premier platform to network with publishers and interact with the book-loving public
  • A world-class exhibition for the literary and publishing worlds to gather and trade

 

Afredit S.A., Yaoundé / Cameroon
Contact Person: Simone Aubierge Edzoa

“AFREDIT dedicates itself to accompanying the movement of African Renaissance via its publications. We promote authors of fiction, scientific, educational and children’s books that contributing to build the Africa of tomorrow."
Website: http://www.afredit.org/

 

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