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May 24, 2017

Tiffany Tsao: On working with Norman for Asymptote




One of the most rewarding things about being an Editor-at-Large for Asymptote is unearthing and bringing a new life to exciting work from the countries we represent. As the Indonesia Editor-at-Large, I see my role as that ...

September 28, 2015 Aan Mansyur on Writing: The Only Way to Find Answers for His Restless Mind
July 4, 2015 Erni Aladjai: Wandering Kei

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July 9, 2015

Literary Festival and Ethnic Literature

After being a Dutch colony and almost 70 years of independence, so many changes have taken place, among others that the people now are predominantly literate in the sense of being able to read and ...

July 5, 2015 Indonesian Literature and the Frankfurt Book Fair
March 3, 2015 Writing the Story of Indonesia

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November 7, 2015

The 15th Kusala Sastra Khatulistiwa Shortlists Revealed

Shortlists for The 15th Kusala Sastra Khatulistiwa went public today, halving the number to just 10 nominees.

October 8, 2015

It’s a Festive October

With Frankfurt Book Fair 2015–one of the most celebrated book fairs in the world–coming up in the counting weeks, undoubtedly October will become one of the busiest months for publishing companies around the world. As ...

October 6, 2015

By the way, have you heard about this author?

If there’s a book publishing project which stole our attention lately,–and really can’t wait to see that when its published–, is probably a new imprint initiated by Lontar Foundation, titled BTW Books.

October 5, 2015

The 2015 Salihara International Literary Biennale Officially Launched

A cool, little windy evening, was the cost of admission at open-air theater Komunitas Salihara, last Saturday, when the 2015 Salihara International Literary Biennale, “Sastra dan Rasa”, officially launched with an “Above and Below Jakarta’s ...

September 30, 2015

The 2015 Salihara International Literary Biennale opens this Saturday



The 2015 Salihara International Literary Biennale opens this Saturday, October 3, with an amazing line-up of performers promising to make it one of the best events of the year. The theme of this year’s festival ...