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Sebastian Partogi

Authors / Journalist


Sebastian Partogi (Ogi) is a consecutive and simultaneous interpreter, text translator, copywriter and public relations practitioner based in Bali. He currently works as the Media and Language Consultant for the Ubud Food Festival as well as the Ubud Writers and Readers Festival. Previously, he worked for eight years as a journalist for the English-language newspaper The Jakarta Post. He has translated the works of Indonesian authors into English for the prestigious literary journal Portside Review.1


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Jakarta Post / All Things Books
Nov 04, 2019

UWRF to ponder consequences of human actions

Jakarta Post / As Seen On
Oct 14, 2019

Ayu Utami: On the Reform era, 20th anniversary of ‘Saman’

Jakarta Post / All Things Books
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Feby Indirani: Writing religious parodies

Jakarta Post / All Things Books
Jan 22, 2018

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Jakarta Post / As Seen On
Dec 19, 2017

Bringing back tolerance through arts, reading

Jakarta Post / What Media Says
Nov 03, 2017

Ratih Kumala: An instinctive, detailed storyteller

Jakarta Post / What Media Says
Oct 16, 2017

Nirwan Dewanto straddling three worlds

Jakarta Post / What Media Says
Oct 09, 2017

Oka Rusmini: Documenting lives of Balinese women

Jakarta Post / What Media Says
Jul 31, 2017

Examining Indonesia’s collective trauma

Jakarta Post / All Things Books
May 22, 2017

Seno Gumira Ajidarma: No rest for the wicked

Jakarta Post / What Media Says
Jan 23, 2017

IDWRITERS

Jakarta Post / All Things Books
Jul 18, 2016

Celebrating Indonesia’s literary fiction tradition

Jakarta Post / As Seen On
Jun 02, 2016

What “Bule Hunters” Want

Magdalene / All Things Books
Aug 29, 2014


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