Abantu Book Festival

While the book remains the central medium, we embrace all
forms of storytelling. The fourth edition of the festival is
taking place on 5-8 December 2019.

Abantu Bookstore

We stock over 6000 books by African & diasporic
authors, with emphasis to past and present
Abantu Book Festival guests.

Abantu Publishing

Abantu Publishing is an independent publisher
with a focus on African Literature.

Festival

Abantu Book Festival is an annual cultural pilgrimage that takes place in Soweto,South Africa. Our mission is to provide a program of free events that inspires. The fourth edition is taking place on 5 – 8 December 2019.

Bookstore

Abantu Books is your one-stop-shop for African Literature. What started as a festival pop-up store has evolved into an independent entity. We stock over 6000 books by African and diasporic authors.

Publishing

Abantu Publishing is an independent publisher with a focus on African Literature. We have published the complete works of novelist, Thando Mgqolozana, starting with
A Man Who is Not A Man