Novelist and LALIT member Lindsey Collen was "Guest of the Jozi Book Fair 2010" held in Newtown, Johannesburg in the second week of August. As well as having her new novel The Malaria Man and Her Neighbours launched at the book fair, she spoke as member of LPT about the role of small publishers and their strategies. She also contributed to the Panel that spoke on the importance of publishing in the mother tongue. On Women's Day she spoke on the panel on violence against women in literature, referring to her novel The Rape of Sita. See her Report on the Book Fair on this page.