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FOUNDER SPONSOR - Porcupine Ridge

A proud, Founding Sponsor of the Franschhoek Literary Festival, Porcupine Ridge offers a collection of delicious, everyday wines that are firm favourites on tables throughout the world. Wines that offer solid value, superb drinking and an undeniable focus on quality and true expression of varietal character.

“These wines are honest, true to type, and true to cultivar. Our winemaking philosophy has always been to follow a natural approach of no acidification or additions. The resulting wines are much more about a generous palate weight than simple primary aromatics followed by acidity.”

Marc Kent


News 24 is the platinum sponsor of the Franschhoek Literary Festival since 2022.

News24 is an English-language South African online news publication created in October 1998 by the multinational media company, Naspers. Its team of approximately 100 journalists, led by editor-in-chief Adriaan Basson, is based in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Pretoria, Durban and Gqeberha. Vertical brands include Fin24, Sport24, Channel24, Health24, Arts24, Parent24, Wheels24, W24, Ride24 and Business Insider SA. News24 is owned by Media24, a South African media company, with interests in digital media and services, newspapers, magazines, e-commerce, book publishing, print and distribution. 

In August 2021, News24 launched a digital subscription service that offers premium investigative journalism, opinion, analysis and more to paying subscribers. Click HERE to become a subscriber.


Yellowwoods Social Investments NPC

Yellowwoods Social Investments focuses on youth employment, financial inclusion, child development and art amongst other public benefit activities

Jonathan Ball Publishers was founded in 1976 to publish books of an independent character that enlighten and entertain. 

JBP publish a range of non-fiction titles and specialise in South African politics, current affairs, biography and history. Acclaimed authors include Jonny Steinberg, Redi Tlhabi, Mark Gevisser, Sisonke Msimang, Justice Malala, RW Johnson, Richard Steyn, Margie Orford and Michiel Heyns. 

JBP are also leading agents for British and American publishers, marketing and distributing books on their behalf in southern Africa.  

Jonathan Ball Publishers distributes many titles, including the Harry Potter series, Wilbur Smith, Hilary Mantel and Jodi Picoult..

Standard Bank Wealth and investment

We strive to give shape to your passions and purpose to your wealth for generations to come by developing a deep and intelligent relationship with you. We do this by finding out what matters to you the most – and by understanding the dreams, goals and ambitions that you have for yourself, your family, and your businesses.

Live your desired lifestyle, safe in the knowledge that the generational needs of your families are taken care of, by partnering with us to create a financial plan for you.

Exclusive Books has a rich history - a colourful past of peaceful protest, fascinating stories and a family of staff, all boasting eclectic and wide-ranging knowledge. More than a store: EB is a shared cultural touchpoint with personality and authority made possible through passion and an undying love of literature.

The first store opened on King George Street in Johannesburg in 1951 and have since expanded to over 40 stores with one in Botswana, one in Namibia, and one that can only be found in the sky - www.exclusivebooks.co.za EB remains as they started out: a quirky local bookstore staffed by the keenest of readers and still crazy about books after all these years.

Ninety One is a global asset manager with emerging markets roots and a commitment to developing specialist investment teams. They bring a different perspective to active and sustainable investing.

Ninety One SA focusses on where they can make a real difference for their clients – to help them achieve their long-term investment goals.

Ninety One SA offer active strategies across equities, fixed income, multi-asset and alternative to institutions, advisors and individual investors around the world.




How to buy tickets

The full FLF 2024 programme with session blurbs are now available on Webtickets.

  1. Browse programme and identify your sessions.
  2. Simply click on the “Book Now” button to be directed to Webtickets.
  3. You can then add the amount of tickets you want for your preferred sessions and it will be added to your cart.
  4. When you’re ready, click “Proceed To Checkout” and complete your purchase.