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Sam Wilson

@ Sunday Times Books LIVE

This and That

Well I’ve just done another Book Dash, where we created a new kids’ book in a 12-hour sprint. 11 teams of writers, illustrators and designers worked together to create new, creative-commons-licensed children’s stories to be distributed to schools and libraries. If you live in South Africa and are interested in this kind of thing then I’d highly recommend getting involved – apart from being a great cause, it’s a huge amount of fun, and we were surprised at regular intervals by food, chocolate and wine.

Once again I was working with Thea De Klerk and Chenel Ferreira. We made a sequel to our previous Book Dash story, Springloaded. The new book is called Goldfish Genius and will be available before Christmas.


The Black Week Festival in Istanbul from the 1st to the 3rd of December 2016.

The Blown Away By Books festival in Fishhoek, on the 22nd of March 2017.

The Kingsmead Book Fair on the 13th of May 2017.

The Franschhoek Literary Festival from the 19th to the 21st of May 2017.


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