Dee Lestari, Hanif Kureishi among speakers at upcoming UWRF

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This article mentions Avianti Armand Dee Lestari Putu Fajar Arcana

Originally published in Jakarta Post.
Jul 17, 2018

Bali’s 2018 Ubud Writers and Readers Festival (UWRF) has announced its line up of speakers, which, among others, features writer Dewi “Dee” Lestari, often touted as a pioneer of modern Indonesian literature, and Balinese litterateur behind the Kelas Cerpen Kompas (Kompas Short Story Class), Putu Fajar Arcana.

As reported by Antara news agency, UWRF is slated for Oct. 24-28. Another guest confirmed is Haidar Bagir, a writer, philanthropist and founder of one of Indonesia’s largest publishers, Mizan Group. Haidar recently received the Global Business & Interfaith Peace Award after holding an interfaith dialogue, according to a press release.

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