A tale of two Sulawesi writers: Talent vs hard work

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This article mentions Djenar Maesa Ayu Erni Aladjai Faisal Oddang Sapardi Djoko Damono
Written by Andi Hajramurni
Originally published in Jakarta Post.
Jun 05, 2017

Faisal Oddang and Erni Aladjai: their paths to national fame could not have been more different. But one thing that links them is the Makassar International Writers Festival, an annual event on the national literary calendar that seeks to give writers from eastern Indonesia the chance to break into the nation’s publishing world, which is still dominated by writers from Sumatra, Java and Bali.

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