07-11 September 2016

Open Book Festival

06-10 September2017

Gavin Thomson

gavin thomson

Gavin Thomson is the cartoonist behind the popular cartoon strips Mama Taxi (written by Deni Brown) and Treknet (written by Dave Gomersal), which are both published daily in newspapers and magazines throughout South Africa and Namibia. When he’s not drawing comic strips, Gavin also does illustrations for children’s books and a variety of corporate clients. Gavin is also the editorial cartoonist for the Peoples Post newspaper and received a commendation for his work in last years Standard bank Sikuvile Journalism Awards.