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Write It Fellowship recipients 2019

Penguin Random House is thrilled to announce the recipients of the inaugural Write It Fellowship. Write It is an annual fellowship program that aims to find, nurture and develop unpublished writers across all genres with a focus on under-represented sections of our community. We extend our … [Read more...]

Best-selling Indonesian authors you should be reading

To mark National Book Day on Friday, we are delving into the world of literature to highlight some of the country’s best authors. As the clouds descend upon Jakarta, similar to how Alice retreats to wonderland and Wendy flies off to Neverland, we are retreating to our separate rooms and touring … [Read more...]

The Consulate General Holds Indonesian Arts and Culture Promotion Week, “Jalan-jalan Indonesia” in Perth

The Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in Perth, in collaboration with a number of partners in Western Australia, The Sharon Flindell, the Literature Centre, and The State Library of WA, had organised Indonesian Art and Culture and Culinary Week titled "Jalan-Jalan … [Read more...]

Ten Indonesian Writers selected for Emerging Writers Program

Yayasan Mudra Swari Saraswati is thrilled to announce the talented Indonesian writers selected for the Ubud Writers & Readers Festival 2024 Emerging Writers Program. From 449 submissions, ten Indonesian writers were chosen by the curating team of literary figures Dee Lestari, Faisal Oddang, and … [Read more...]

Right Where They Have Always Been

Why aren’t the literary scenes of Southeast Asia getting more regional and global traction? Try as international book publishers might, Southeast Asia’s literary scenes cannot easily be distilled to a marketable essence – or bound together. Take the S.E.A. Write Award, for example, a prestigious … [Read more...]