Authors LitFestBergen 2020
Tishani Doshi (b 1975, India) is a poet, novelist and dancer of Welsh-Gujarati descent.
Khaled Khalifa (b 1964, Syria) is a novelist, screenwriter and poet born in Aleppo.
Njabulo Ndebele (b 1948, South Africa) is an author and academic and by many considered one of the foremost intellectuals of South Africa.
Koleka Putuma (b 1993, South Africa) is a performance poet, playwright and theatre director based in Cape Town.
Mary Ruefle (b 1952, USA) is a poet and essayist, whose career in writing spans close to four decades.
Jonny Steinberg (b 1970, South Africa) is a writer and scholar whose work has been influential in charting South Africa’s transition to democracy.
Maria Stepanova (b 1972, Russia) is a poet, essayist and journalist based in Moscow.
Hedley Twidle (b 1980, South Africa) is a writer, teacher and researcher based in Cape Town.