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Surf up to Langkawi Writers’ Festival for sun, sea and books

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In this article: Eka Kurniawan

Written by Dinesh Kumar Maganathan
Originally published in Star Online.

Jul 23, 2022
The inaugural Langkawi Writers’ Festival in Kedah, happening from Sept 1-4, is another positive step towards consolidating the northern Malaysian literary scene, which already has the internationally acclaimed George Town Literary Festival and the independent MYWritersFest in Penang. One of the regional literary names set to appear at the festival is writer and screenwriter Eka Kurniawan, who was the first Indonesian to be longlisted for the Man Booker International Prize 2016 for his supernatural fable Man Tiger (translated from his original book Lelaki Harimau).

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