Sandy Bailey’s Thursday Book Club Lunch

13 February 2020

It was a joy to share a delicious meal with a room full of discerning book lovers at Sandy Bailey’s Constantia Book Club last week – and to share the story of my writing life and the writing of the novel, Featherstream. What a beautiful venue too. Contact Sandy ( for details of the next one.

Boekbedonnerd Literary Festival

23-26 October 2019

This feast of books, conversation, street art and food – organised annually by Darryl Davids and Dr. Peter Baker in the charming Karoo town of Richmond in the Northern Cape. It was a privilege to introduce the audience to Featherstream on the Wednesday morning – and a delightful surprise to receive the award for ‘Best Novel’ at the Independent Publishers Award banquet held on Thursday evening.

Exclusive Books Cavendish Square Book Launch

Thursday 14 March 2019

We were privileged to be hosted for this wonderful event by the Exclusive Books' flagship store in Cavendish Square, Claremont, where Ian was interviewed by historian and Cape Talk contributor, Dr Sara Pienaar.

Hermanus Book Launch

6 December 2018

This packed-out event was held at the delightful independent, The Book Cottage, Hermanus or (028) 313 0834

Johannesburg Book Launch

20 November 2018

This standing room only event happened at Love Books, Melville (Johannesburg, tel (011) 726 7408) on Tuesday 20 November 2018./h5>
RSPV: or (011) 726 7408

Simonstown Book launch

25 October 2018

This over-subscribed event took place at the False Bay Yacht Club on 25 October.

Gardens Book Launch

13 September 2018