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Anton Kurnia has been the new Literature Fellow since April 8, 2024

Cooperation between the Kulturstiftung Rhein-Neckar-Kreis e.V. and the UNESCO City of Literature Heidelberg. The Indonesian writer and literary translator Anton Kurnia is the new literature fellow of the Kulturstiftung Rhein-Neckar-Kreis e.V. and the UNESCO City of Literature Heidelberg. On … [Read more...]

National Book Critics Circle Announces Finalists for Publishing Year 2023

Today the National Book Critics Circle announced 30 finalists in six categories—autobiography, biography, criticism, fiction, general nonfiction, and poetry—for the best books of publishing year 2023. Other announcements included two lifetime achievement awards, the NBCC Service Award, the winner … [Read more...]

Ubud Writers & Readers’ 20th Anniversary Festival to Open with Special Program

Bali, Indonesia – Today marks the start of the 20th Anniversary Celebration of the Ubud Writers and Readers Festival (UWRF), taking place from 18 to 22 October. The four-day Festival unites renowned writers, poets, and novelists, exploring the theme Atita, Wartamana, Anagata: Past, Present, … [Read more...]

Ubud Writers & Readers Festival Celebrates 20th Anniversary with the 2023 Theme “Atita, Wartamana, Anagata: The Past, the Present, and the Future”

The Yayasan Mudra Swari Saraswati is proud to announce the return of the Ubud Writers & Readers Festival (UWRF), Southeast Asia's flagship literary festival, for its 20th anniversary from 18-22 October 2023. Since its inception, the festival has served as an essential forum for writers and … [Read more...]

The Emma Press will publish Indonesian author Reda Gaudiamo’s translated short stories

The Emma Press will publish Indonesian author and musician Reda Gaudiamo’s short story collection About Us, translated by Ikhda Ayuning Maharsi Degoul and Philippa Barker, on 16 November 2023. This is the first time Gaudiamo’s adult fiction has been translated into English. Two of her novels for … [Read more...]