Laksmi Pamuntjak wins international award for female authors

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Written by Ika Krismantari, and was originally published in The Jakarta Post,
Jun 03, 2016


Poet and writer Laksmi Pamuntjak won on Friday this year’s LiBeraturpreis, a German literary award sponsored by the Frankfurt Book Fair, for her novel Amba.

Laksmi won the prize after securing the most votes from the public. She defeated other nominees from the Ivory Coast, Tunisia, Argentina, Israel and South Africa.

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