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First round of authors, artists and activists announced for UWRF17

The first round of authors, artists and activists who will lead this year’s five-day program of fiery discussions, literary lunches, and powerful performances from 25–29 October has been announced. From …

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Peluncuran Nama Pembicara Tahap Awal UWRF17: Penulis, Penari, hingga Ilmuan dan Pegiat

Ubud Writers & Readers Festival akan kembali digelar untuk yang ke-14 kali pada tanggal 25-29 Oktober mendatang di Ubud, Bali. UWRF yang selalu menjadi arena pertukaran kisah, ide, dan inspirasi …

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15 Penulis Emerging dari Penjuru Nusantara Terpilih untuk Tampil di Ubud Writers & Readers Festival 2017

Yayasan Mudra Swari Saraswati, lembaga nirlaba yang menaungi Ubud Writers & Readers Festival (UWRF), dengan bangga mengumumkan bahwa 15 penulis emerging telah terpilih dari penjuru nusantara Indonesia untuk ikut bergabung …

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From across the archipelago: UWRF17 Indonesian Emerging Writers announced

As part of its mission to spotlight Indonesia’s emerging writers and raise their voices alongside those of the nation’s most respected authors, the Ubud Writers & Readers Festival has announced …

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Attend the Asia Pacific Writers & Translators Conference and save on your UWRF17 ticket

Held to coincide with the pilgrimage of authors and artists to Bali for the Ubud Writers & Readers Festival, the tenth annual Asia Pacific Writers & Translators Conference will be held …

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Set sail with Tim Flannery and Kate Holden on a literary cruise like no other

As the UWRF17 draws to a close, internationally acclaimed climatologist and conservationist Tim Flannery will cast off for the Komodo Islands in the latest of the Festival’s famed literary cruises …

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We’re hiring! Seeking a Senior Marketing & Media Consultant

Want to join the team behind Ubud Writers & Readers Festival, Southeast Asia’s largest and most exciting cultural event? We are currently recruiting for a Senior Marketing & Media Consultant …

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Emerging Voices at the forefront of UWRF17

A not-for-profit organization with the mission of improving the lives of young Indonesians through literature and the arts, the Yayasan Mudra Swari Saraswati is pleased to announce the Emerging Voices …

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Emerging Voices Sebagai Wadah Pengembangan Karir di Bidang Seni

Yayasan Mudra Swari Saraswati, lembaga nirlaba yang menaungi Ubud Writers & Readers Festival dengan bangga mengumumkan kembalinya program Festival yang dikhususkan untuk para anak muda kreatif Indonesia, yaitu Emerging Voices. …

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Pembukaan Program Internship Ubud Writers & Readers Festival 2017

  Dalam setiap penyelenggaraan Ubud Writers & Readers Festival, tim Festival selalu dibantu oleh ratusan volunteer yang bekerja pada saat Festival berlangsung. Namun dalam tahap persiapan UWRF itu sendiri, tim …

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Stories from the archipelago | Three poems by Gemi Mohawk

Three poems by Gemi Mohawk In Indonesian a sajak is a short, concise poem that places great importance on the language’s sounds, whether equivalence, contrast, or similarity. Gemi Mohawk writes …

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Stories from the archipelago | The Dancer by Royyan Julian

The Dancer by Royyan Julian Pali, a beautiful young dancer, falls in love with Muson, a married, influential strongman. The inevitable ensues… bubbling gossip, jealousy, a quest for revenge with …

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Q&A with Azri Zakkiyah, UWRF16 Emerging Writer and EWF speaker

Each year, we partner with the Emerging Writers’ Festival to support aspiring authors in Indonesia and Australia. After having her work published in our annual anthology last year, Indonesian writer …

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Stories from the archipelago | I Chose a Guerilla’s Path by E. Rokajat Asura

I Chose a Guerilla’s Path by E. Rokajat Asura Widely respected to this day, General Sudirman was the first commander-in-chief of the Indonesian Armed Forces during the Indonesian National Revolution. …

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Five Minutes With… Comic Book Author and Artist Bonni Rambatan

Our new interview series Five Minutes With… sees us speaking to those in the writing and publishing industry – authors, journalists, editors, biographers, translators – to discover what compelled them …

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Stories from the archipelago | The Wound Worshipper and Three Decades by Nersalya Renata

The Wound Worshipper and Three Decades by Nersalya Renata A sleepless man cannot recover from the loss of his beloved, whose death grows like a wound in his heart. A …

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Stories from the archipelago | White Tiger, Girl Tiger by Soetan Radjo Pamoentjak

White Tiger, girl tiger by Soetan Radjo Pamoentjak On the night of a full moon, Kalamai village is heavy with a stifling heat. Puti Mawarni opens her bedroom window to …

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Five Minutes With… Translator Pam Allen

Our new interview series Five Minutes With… sees us speaking to those in the writing and publishing industry – authors, journalists, editors, biographers, translators – to discover what compelled them …

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Stories from the archipelago | Literature That Makes You Smart by Dimas Indiana Senja

Literature That Makes You Smart by Dimas Indiana Senja In this short and compelling essay, Dimas Indiana Senja introduces us to Eko Prazt Tyo, who established a place of learning …

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Five Minutes With… Young Adult Fiction Author Chris Raja

Our new interview series Five Minutes With… sees us speaking to those in the writing and publishing industry – authors, journalists, editors, biographers, translators – to discover what compelled them …

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