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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Professor Teeuw Award


Hans Teeuw was Professor of Indonesian Language and Literature at the University of Leiden from 1955 – 1976. Many know his name from the famous Bahasa Indonesia/Dutch dictionary. In 2012 Professor Teeuw passed away, aged ...

Radio Buku

Online Site

Internet-based radio for literary world in Indonesia.

Rubrik Bahasa

Online Site

A compilation of all articles about Indonesian language published in Indonesia print media. Curated by Ivan Lanin

Rumata’ Artspace

Cultural Center

RUMATA’ is a house for cultural interaction. A gallery, a theater and a warm artist residence in Makassar, South Sulawesi, Indonesia. Aims to promote the city of Makassar as an important cultural hub through various cultural ...

Salihara Literary Biennale


Salihara Literary Biennale is a literary festival held every two years since 2001.

SCBWI Indonesia


Founded in 1971 by a group of Los Angeles-based children’s writers, the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustratorsis a non-profit, 501 (c)3 organization which is  one of the largest existing organizations for writers and illustrators. ...

The Murmur House

Online Site

Murmur is a biannual print literary journal focusing on intimate, diverse and limitless process, whether it is short stories, poetry, or essays along with accompanying illustrations and photographs.

Three Percent

Online Site

A resource for international literature at the University of Rochester. Three Percent launched in the summer of 2007 with the lofty goal of becoming a destination for readers, editors, and translators interested in finding out ...

Ubud Writers & Readers Festival


Held annually in Ubud, Bali’s artistic and cultural heartland, the UWRF has become South East Asia’s largest and most renowned cultural and literary festival.