Short stories, poems getting scarce in printed media

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This article mentions Nirwan Dewanto

Originally published in Jakarta Post.
May 08, 2016


Literary forms like the short story and the poem nowadays feature less and less in printed media because of market conditions, an artist says.

“Literary magazines and journals are practically non-existent in this country or at least have lost their importance. It clearly shows our apathetic attitude toward literature,” Poet Nirwan Dewanto said at the 2016 ASEAN Literary Festival on Sunday.

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