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Eka Kurniawan named 2018 Prince Claus laureate

What Media Says

In this article: Eka Kurniawan

and was originally published in Jakarta Post

Sep 06, 2018

Indonesian author Eka Kurniawan was among winners of the 2018 Prince Claus Awards announced by The Prince Claus Fund on Thursday. According to a statement, Eka has been named among this year’s Prince Claus laureates and will receive €25,000 (US$29,000) for "his profoundly imaginative storytelling, the remarkable beauty of his prose and the universal relevance of his subject matter; and for confronting violent political acts that are absent from official discourse and examining controversial issues in a way that people can really relate to, helping them to reclaim stories of their past and construct a better understanding of their country”.

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