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Meet your writer: Lesego Rampolokeng

Auditorium, Level 3, Merensky 2 Library, Hatfield Campus
12/09/2017
14:00 to 15:30
The Department of English, in collaboration with the Department of Library Services, invites you to attend our next writer event.

Date: Tuesday, 12 September 2017

Time: 11:00 – 12:30

Venue: Auditorium, Level 3, Merensky 2 Library, Hatfield Campus

More about our writer: Lesego Rampolokeng is a poet and performance maestro, and the author of 12 books, including two plays and three novels. He has collaborated with visual artists, playwrights, film-makers, theatre and opera producers, poets and musicians. His no-holds-barred style, radical political-aesthetic perspective and instantly recognisable voice have brought him a unique place in South African literature. Rampolokeng’s third novel Bird-Monk Seding is a stark picture of life in a rural township two decades into South Africa’s democracy. Listening and observing in the streets and taverns, narrator Bavino Sekete, often feeling desperate himself, is thrown back to his own violent childhood in Soweto. To get through, he turns to his pantheon of jazz innovators and radical writers. Rampolokeng’s latest novel, Bird-Monk Seding, will be on sale for R160.

Target audience: University of Pretoria staff and students

RSVP electronically by  Monday, 11 Septermber 2017

Enquiries: [email protected] or 012 420 2421


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