7 Female Authors Taking Indonesian Literature Worldwide

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This article mentions Clara Ng Dee Lestari Intan Paramaditha Laksmi Pamuntjak Leila S. Chudori Reda Gaudiamo
Written by Matthew Janney
Originally published in Culture Trip, The.
Mar 05, 2019


London is bracing itself for a cultural takeover, with Indonesian literature set to be centre stage at the 2019 London Book Fair. Culture Trip highlights the seven female authors who – alongside a series of literary, gastronomic and cultural events – will be showcasing all that Indonesian culture has to offer.

Seven out of the 12 writers on Indonesia’s cultural programme at the 2019 London Book Fair in March are women. Among them are award-winning novelists, political commentators, children’s authors, screenwriters and musicians, highlighting the variety of voices shaping the country’s literature. To celebrate the coinciding of International Women’s Day with the book fair, Culture Trip asked each writer about her favourite childhood reads, literary inspirations and writerly heroes.

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