The new wave: emerging female writers push the boundaries

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This article mentions Intan Paramaditha
Written by Melanie Kembrey
Originally published in The Sydney Morning Herald.
May 04, 2018

Intan Paramaditha​’s English-language debut collection, Apple and Knife, consists of short stories published in bahasa Indonesia in 2005 and 2010. They are set in Indonesia, bend and blend genres, and bristle with feminist rage and resistance.

“I wanted to write stories about women in Indonesia and I just thought it was important to tell stories about bad women, about disobedient women, about women who resist,” Paramaditha, who is an academic at Macquarie University, said.

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