2024 Doek Literary Festival

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THEME

INDEPENDENCE–FREEDOM THROUGH READING AND WRITING

With their published works forming the creative framework for discussion, the eclectic collection of writers, poets, and visual artists curated in this year’s festival lineup will explore the delights, dangers, past dreams, present conditions, and future challenges of storytelling in the country, Africa, and the world.

WRITERS

Roxane BayerChiké Frankie EdozienNdawedwa Denga HanghuwoIshion HutchinsonFilemon Iiyambo
Femi Kayode • Maaza MengisteNelson MlamboSiphiwe Gloria NdlovuTroy Onyango
OndjakiDavid SmutsMukoma Wa Ngūgī • Zukiswa Wanner

PERFORMING POETS

Charmaine //GamxamusVeripuami Nandee Kangumine

VISUAL ARTISTS

Namafu AmutseJean-Claude Tjitamunisa

PERFORMING MUSICIANS

Querida • Gabes • Slow

PROGRAM

Day 1: 21 AugustDay 2: 22 AugustDay 3: 23 AugustDay 4: 24 August

OFFICIAL SPONSOR

Bank Windhoek

CO-SPONSOR

Windham Campbell Prizes

VENUE & TRANSPORT PARTNER

Goethe-Institut Namibia

ACCOMMODATION PARTNER

Gondwana Collection Namibia

DESIGN PARTNER

Turipamwe

BOOKSHOP PARTNER

The Book Den

FESTIVAL DIRECTOR

Rémy Ngamije


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