The Knysna Literature Festival 2013 local authors include:


Pixie Emslie

Pixie Emslie is a journalist who worked on newspapers and magazines in South Africa and London for some 25 years.  Among others, she edited Soweto Today, which won the Consumer Journalism Award at the time. (Read More)


  James Fouché

James Fouché is a crime author who appreciates the complexities of the human mind. I am passionate about the poor state of education in South Africa. According to the GES we are one of the five worst performing countries in the world, primarily in the education leg. I try my best to get people reading.(Read More)

  Steven Yates Reeder

Steven Yates Reeder: Born July 1961 in Essex in England: Childhood spent in Bulawayo City in Rhodesia/Zimbabwe. Moved to South Africa age 16 and matriculated at Dawnview High in Primrose Gauteng.Now living in Knysna area. Not married. (Read More)


  Duncan de Waal

Duncan de Waal has retired to Knysna after a career in business and academia.  After matriculating at Hilton College and doing his first degree at Rhodes University, he went into the business world.  His career took a different turn after he gained a Master’s degree through UNISA and was persuaded to change to lecturing at the University of Natal.  (Read More)