F’town Book Festival draws 50 authors

Francistown Book Festival organiser Dr Paula Otukile
Francistown Book Festival organiser Dr Paula Otukile

FRANCISTOWN: Fifty local, regional and international authors are expected to take part in the upcoming Francistown International Book Festival on March 8.

The event, which will be held at the City of Francistown Council (COFC) Civic Centre is, planned to revive the love of reading in the northern part of the country.

Event founder, Dr Paula Otukile said the Festival will draw writers from the United States of America (USA), Angola, Zambia, Lesotho, Nigeria, Namibia and South Africa.

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