Leila S. Chudori wins 2020 SEA Write Award with ‘Laut Bercerita’

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About Laut Bercerita,
and was originally published in Jakarta Post,
Jun 13, 2020


Journalist and author Leila S. Chudori has been announced the Indonesian winner of the 2020 Southeast Asian Writers Award or SEA Write Award for her novel Laut Bercerita (The Sea Speaks His Name).

The annual literary award is given to writers of Southeast Asia. The types of works honored range from poetry and short stories to novels, plays, folklore and religious works.

First bestowed in 1979, the award aims to recognize the creativity of writers from ASEAN countries, create wider awareness and understanding of literary wealth in the region, honor and promote literary talent and bring together creative writers.

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