Lindy Stiebel to appear at Essence Festival Print
Thursday, 27 October 2016 19:42


KZN Literary Tourism project leader, Lindy Stiebel, will be speaking at the eThekwini Municipality-funded Essence Festival.


Date: 11 November 2016

Time: 10am -11am

Venue: Durban ICC


About the Speaker:

Lindy Stiebel is a Professor Emeritus of English Studies at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. She has published on South African popular fiction, nineteenth-century empire writing and mapping, and gender studies. Her latest book is Writing Home: Lewis Nkosi on South African Writing, which she co-authored with Michael Chapman.


About the Festival:

The Essence Festival Durban will follow the format of the annual New Orleans event, presenting international performers and speakers to entertain and inspire, as well as a host of local artists and experts. With nearly 500,000 annual attendees, the Essence Festival in New Orleans is an institution of reverence for black culture. The Essence Festival in Durban will connect global communities of women, establishing an international forum of love and celebration of black culture.