The 2nd SABLE International LitFest Update

Sable LitMag’s LGBTQ issue features an interview with Jackie KayThe 2nd SABLE International LitFest takes place 13-15 July 2007 in The Gambia, West Africa.

Writers taking part in the 2nd SABLE LitFest include a stream of internationally, renowned writers, such as the esteemed award winning Nigerian novelist, Buchi Emecheta, and the equally renowned, award winning poet, Jack Mapanje, from Malawi.

Other writers and performance artists so far include Dorothea Smartt, El-Crisis, Courttia Newland, Blessing Musariri, Nathalie Handal, and Binyavanga Wainana. Plus the launch of Reading the Ceiling, the debut novel published by Simon and Schuster by Gambian woman writer, Dayo Forster.

Plus other writers, Gambian authors and events to be confirmed.

Check the website for details of panel discussions, workshops and events on Storytelling, Black British Literature, International Women Writers, Publishing and a Beach Party! Experience SABLE’S 2nd International LitFest on the beautiful West African coast.

Details of how to book to attend SABLE Litfest is now available on our website.

Prices to attend start from £425 to receive regular updates, email us on:

Although you can come just for the long weekend, 13-17 July 2007, the festival is already proving so popular, that we are now programming post festival activities for 17, 18 and 19 July!

Please visit the homepage and click through or click directly on

Don’t forget, you can also enter our competition to attend that will cover flight costs from London and accomodation at the festival venue!

Bookings and queries are being handled by Funmi Akisanya Ltd

Source of message:

Kadija George
Sable LitMag


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