Award-winning author Barbara Kingsolver in SA


Barbara Kingsolver, author of the award-winning Poisonwood Bible and The Lacuna, is in South Africa for the next two weeks, doing book signings and interviews.

Here is a list of some of the events, hosted by Jonathan Ball publishers.


Monday, 9 February (Paid for event)

Event:   Cocktails with Barbara Kingsolver. Jenny Cwrys-Williams will be chatting to Barbara about her books, her writing, her inspirations and what’s coming next.

Time:    18:00 – 20:00

Venue:  Florence House, Hollard Campus, 22 Oxford Road, Parktown

RSVP:   call Jade on 076 780 6383 or email

Tuesday, 10 February

Event:   Barbara to be in conversation with Anna Trapido, writer and journalist

Time:     08:00 for 08:30am

Venue:  Love Books

Address: 53 Rustenburg Rd, Melville

RSVP:    011 726 7408 or



Event:   Launch with Book Review (paid for event). Barbara to be in conversation with Pippa Smith.

Time:     11:30

Venue: Glen Shiel

Address: 19 Woolston Road, Westcliff

RSVP: or



Event:   Book Launch. Barbara to be in conversation with Sunday Times Books Editor, Ben Williams.

Time:    18:00 for 18:30

Venue: Exclusive Books, Rosebank Mall

Address: Shop 346, The Mall of Rosebank, Rosebank

RSVP:    011 447 3028 or



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