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Favorite Things We Read in 2014

Since early December, we’re taking a look back at those nearly hundred titles and pick favorites in several categories, mostly from fiction and poetry. We’ve also collected favorite essays, short stories, blog posts, and summarized it into this post. There are also some selected works from years past that, for one reason or another, caught our attention in 2014. Read on … (sort by title, in alphabetical order) …

11th Ubud Writers & Readers Festival

 

After a wonderful 10-year anniversary celebration, the Ubud Writers & Readers Festival sets its sights on 2014 and looks forward to the 11th Ubud Writers & Readers Festival, October 1–5, 2014. 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. …

Padang Literary Biennale 2014

Padang Literary Biennale 2014
September 19-21, 2014

“KURENAH KATO”
Kato Puisi Kato Manyimpan, Kato Curito Kato Mangabaan

 

Schedule

Day 1 – September 19, 2014

09:15 - 12:00General Lecture: Creative ProcessAyu UtamiRuang Seminar FIB Universitas Andalas
14:00 - 16:00Discussion: Poetry and WomenOlin Monteiro, Ni Made PurnamasariRumah Kopi Nunos (Jln. Mangunsarkoro
19:30 – 22:00Grand Opening: author readings, art/musical performancesFariq Alfaruqi, Kiki Sulistyo, Ramoun Apta, Mahatma Muhammad, BSTM, HMJ Seni Musik UNP, Nan Tumpah, Rumah Teduh, Serunai Laut, Teater LangkahJln Pancasila

Day 2 – September 20, 2014

09:30 – 22:00Art Exhibition-Bubble Palace
13:30 – 15:00Writers TalkAzwar Sutan Malaka, Maya Lestari GFBubble Palace
14:30 – 16:30Book DiscussionOkky MadasariBubble Palace
16:30 – 18:00Build a Network among Cultural CommunitiesAyu UtamiRumah Kopi Nunos (Jln. Mangunsarkoro)
16:30 – 18:00Film ScreeningBubble Palace
19:30 – 22:00Cultural Night: author readings, art/musical performancesHeru Joni Putra, Ni Made Purnamasari, Karta Kusumah, Neni Muhidin, Lapaloma (ISI Padang Panjang), Taman Bunga (ISI Padang Panjang), RJM (ISI Padang Panjang), HMJ Teater ISI Padang Panjang, Live Painting SAROMAN, Stand Up Comedy UKS, etc.Bubble Palace

Day 3 – September 21, 2014

07:00 – 10:00Literary Trail: Siti Nurbaya-Muaro Padang - Gunung Padang
11:30 – 13:00Discussion: Literary Community in IndonesiaKiki Sulistyo, Neni MuhidinRumah Kopi Nunos (Jln. Mangunsarkoro)
09:30 – 11:30Writers' Talkshow & Discussion Aan Mansyur, Hary B Kori’unRumah Kopi Nunos (Jln. Mangunsarkoro)
16:00 – 18:00Discussion on Indonesian LiteratureNirwan DewantoLadang Tari Nan Jombang (Balai baru)
19:30 – 22:00Cultural Night & Closing Ceremony Rusli Marzuki Saria, Iyut Fitra, Aan Mansyur, Rio SyLadang Tari Nan Jombang (Balai baru)