10 May 2013 — 11 May 2013



Bill Dodd

Bill Dodd was born in Lancaster, UK. After moving to Italy he taught English Literature at the universities of Bologna and Siena for over forty years, specialising in Shakespeare. Read More

Dominique Botha

Festival Curator, Dominique Botha, co-founded and has co-curated the dancing in other words Spier Poetry Festival with Breyten Breytenbach since 2013. Read More

Neo Muyanga

Festival Musical Director Neo Muyanga’s contributions to South African cultural life as a composer, librettist, musician and cultural commentator are legion. His is an amazingly energetic creative life. Read More

Breyten Breytenbach

Festival founder and curator, poet, writer and activist, Breyten Breytenbach, was born (1939) on the banks of the Breërivier in the Little Karoo and studied at the University of Cape Town's Michaelis School of Fine Arts. Read More

Georges Lory

Former Head of Alliance Francaise in Southern Africa, Georges Lory has translated to French South African authors including Gordimer, Breytenbach, Krog and Njabulo Ndebele. Read More