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The Jakarta Globe brings our readers unrivaled, authoritative reporting and writing in English on Indonesia, Asia and the wider world. We publish six days a week and, since our launch in November 2008, we have grown to be Indonesia’s most-read English-language newspaper. Our website complements the newspaper with the latest stories, a daily e-mail newsletter, breaking news around the clock and a searchable archive of stories.


Writer Coverage(s)


Famous Author Cuts Publisher Deal, Unveils Unfair Tax Structure for Writers - Sep 07, 2017
Putu Oka Sukanta Hopes New Book Will Reveal Truth Behind 1965 Tragedy - Apr 27, 2017
Time is Transient, Sapardi’s Poems Are Eternal - Mar 23, 2017
Eka Kurniawan Short Story Inspires Harry Dagoe’s Latest Film ‘Sunya’ - Dec 01, 2016
Author Eka Kurniawan in the Running for Man Booker International Prize - Mar 10, 2016
A Minute With: Rain Chudori on Being a Female Writer - Dec 21, 2015
Eka Kurniawan Lights Up Indonesian Corner of World Literature Scene - Sep 17, 2015
Voicing Indonesia’s Silence on 1965 in The Hague - Jun 07, 2015
Ika Natassa: From Boardroom to Bookshop - May 14, 2015
No Hiatus for One Talented Young Indonesian Writer - Dec 31, 2014
Indonesia’s Literary Legions Prep for Next Year’s Frankfurt Book Fair - Dec 02, 2014
Dewi Lestari to Fly the Flag at World’s Biggest Book Festival - Sep 24, 2014
Agustinus Wibowo: Learning By Traveling - Nov 28, 2013
My Jakarta: Okky Madasari, Best-Selling Novelist - Jun 15, 2013
My Jakarta: Khairani ‘Okka’ Barokka, Writer-Performer - Jul 13, 2012
Giving West Papua Its Own Voice - Oct 09, 2011
Author Ahmad Fuadi is Living the Dream - Sep 20, 2011
Dewi ‘Dee’ Lestari Finds Her Freedom - Jul 25, 2011
Indonesian Novelist Spreads Her Youthful Wings - Oct 18, 2010
My Jakarta: Clara Ng, Writer - Jul 11, 2010
My Jakarta: Hendri Yulius Wijaya, Male Feminist, Author - Jun 17, 2010
My Jakarta: Bre Redana, Kompas Sunday Editor - Sep 04, 2009

Clipping(s)


Latin America Under Spotlight at Salihara’s Literature and Ideas Festival - Sep 20, 2017
Ubud Writers and Readers Festival Set to Return With Over 150 Speakers - Sep 11, 2017
DKJ Literary Criticism Competition Sees Decline in Quality, Entries - Sep 05, 2017
Indonesia International Book Fair to Hit Jakarta This September - Aug 24, 2017
Writers in Spotlight at ‘Kenduri Kata’ Gathering - Jan 26, 2016
An Evening With Women in Modern Literature - Nov 06, 2015
Come October, Celebrating Literature’s Best and Brightest in Ubud - Sep 10, 2015
Makassar Festival Seeks to Promote Eastern Indonesian Writers - Jun 09, 2015
Southeast Asia’s Brightest Voices to Flock to Jakarta - Mar 10, 2015
A Look Into Makassar’s Literary Culture - May 26, 2014
Unlocking Indonesia Through An Exploration of Its Literature - Mar 10, 2013
Understanding Obsession With Women’s Body Through Performing Arts - Apr 25, 2012
Thugs, Dancers and Ojek Drivers: ‘Goyang Penasaran’ is Theater With a Twist - Apr 18, 2012
Why Aren’t More Indonesian Literary Works Published Abroad? - Jan 17, 2009
Lost In Translation? - Dec 30, 2008

Book Review(s)


New Poetry Book ‘Contact Light’ Connects Human Experience With Science, Outer Space - Oct 24, 2017
Joko Pinurbo’s New Poetry Book Highlights Creative Process, Religious Issues - Aug 14, 2017
‘Non-Spesifik’: Anya Rompas’ New Book Delves Into Poet’s Volatile Mind - Aug 03, 2017
Director Hanung Bramantyo Inspired by Classic Indonesian Literature in ‘Kartini’ - Apr 07, 2017
Adinia Wirasti, Reza Rahadian Reunite as Couple in ‘Critical Eleven’ - Dec 16, 2016
Writer Expresses Emotions Through Poems, Typographies in New Book - Oct 14, 2016
‘Beats Apart’ Brings the Blog to the Bookstore - Oct 14, 2015
Author Laksmi Pamuntjak Recounts Culinary Spice of Life - Nov 27, 2014
Novel ‘Pulang’ Asks Tough Questions of Indonesia - Dec 18, 2012
Lost Love in ‘Amba’ Never Truly Dies - Oct 24, 2012