Writing programs, publishers, and conferences. Explore!

Below are some resources for Indonesian writers. This is not an exhaustive list, but a selection of publishers, residencies, conferences, and online sites that we feel are particularly worth noting.

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Forum Lingkar Pena


The Indonesian reading forum Forum Lingkar Pena (FLP), established in 1997, has become an important producer of Islamic texts, in particular proselytizing (dakwah) literature, which serves to propagate Islamic faith. It has become prominent in ...

Goodreads Indonesia / Baca Itu Seru


Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers and book recommendations. Our mission is to help people find and share books they love. Goodreads launched in January 2007.

Himpunan Penerjemah Indonesia


Himpunan Penerjemah Indonesia (Association of Indonesian Translators), member of FIT/IFT (International Federation of Translators). Founded on February 5, 1974 in Jakarta, on the initiative of several members of the Jakarta Arts Council, Taman Ismail Marzuki ...

Horison Online

Online Site

Indonesia as Guest of Honour, Frankfurt Book Fair 2015 – Official Website

Book Fair

Indonesia has an extraordinary opportunity to showcase its rich literary and intellectual talent on the world stage as Indonesia has agreed to be country Guest of Honour (GOH) at the Frankfurt Book Fair (FBF) in ...

Indonesia Goes Frankfurt 2015

Online Site

Blog about the preparation of Indonesia to be the Guest of Honour at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2015, the largest book fair in the world. Launched to provide a networking platform and knowledge base for ...

Indonesian Acquisitions List / National Library of Australia

Online Site

The Indonesian Acquisitions List (IAL) is produced monthly and details books and serials published in Indonesia which have been acquired recently by the National Library through the Jakarta Office. The IAL was produced monthly.

Indonesian Literature in Translation (I-Lit)

Online Site

Indonesian Literature in Translation (I-Lit) is an independent, non-profit website published by the Lontar Foundation. I-Lit’s primary aim is to make Indonesian literature in (English) translation accessible to an international audience. I-Lit aims to publish ...