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Stories from the archipelago | I & A by Azri Zakkiyah

I & A by azri zakkiyah The story of Agam, the photocopy man who works on the corner of Campus, and Inai, the entrepreneurial creative arts student from the Product …

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‘Origins’ atau ‘Asal muasal’ akan menjadi tema Ubud Writers & Readers Festival 2017

Pencinta sastra dan seni dari seluruh dunia akan kembali berkumpul di sentral seni dan budaya Pulau Bali, Ubud, untuk merayakan tahun ke-14 Ubud Writers & Readers Festival (UWRF) pada tanggal …

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AAWP x UWRF17 Emerging Writers Prize Open Now

Are you an emerging writer based in Australasia? Would you like to travel to the UWRF17 for a once-in-a-lifetime literary experience, plus have the opportunity to see your work published …

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A tribute to the mother: UWRF17 poster revealed

A tribute to the mother as the giver of life and all things, we are proud to unveil our poster for the 14th Ubud Writers & Readers Festival, returning to …

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We return to our ‘Origins’: UWRF17 theme announcement

From 25-29 October, the world’s leading authors, artists, thinkers and performers will converge on the 14th Ubud Writers & Readers Festival to share ideas and stories under the banner of …

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Pembukaan Seleksi Emerging Writers Indonesia 2017

Untuk melanjutkan keberhasilan Festival dalam menemukan calon-calon bintang sastra Indonesia, UWRF kembali membuka seleksi karya Emerging Writers Indonesia untuk ditampilkan pada 25-29 Oktober  2017. UWRF akan memilih 15 penulis emerging Indonesia yang kehadiran serta partisipasinya …

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UWRF16: A regional powerhouse of diverse debate and intercultural exchange

After a turbulent year in global politics, the Ubud Writers & Readers Festival (UWRF) drew to a close on 30 October, celebrating another successful, vibrant event, and highlighting its role …

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Got withdrawals? Festival merchandise still available for order

The 2016 UWRF may have already been and gone, but you can still pick up some of our exclusive merchandise for memories that will last a lifetime. Send an email …

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Cancellation of Stan Grant

“Unfortunately due to unforeseen circumstances I am no longer able to attend Ubud Writers Festival this year. I was very much looking forward to attending the festival so am sad …

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Browse through the UWRF16 Program Book

As we prepare for the return of the 14th Ubud Writers & Readers Festival from 25–29 October, get a taste for our five-day program by flipping through our 2016 program …

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Cancellation of Erica Jong

“After traveling worldwide for a solid year supporting my new novel Fear of Dying, I found it necessary to recover from exhaustion at home. I’ve also been supporting Hillary Rodham …

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AAWP-UWRF Emerging Writers’ Prize Winner Announced

Together with the Australasian Association of Writing Programs (AAWP), we are pleased to announce the winner of the inaugural AAWP-UWRF Emerging Writers’ Prize. After receiving over a hundred of submission from emerging authors on …

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Want to work with a world-class event? We’re hiring!

Would you like to work with a small and dedicated team to deliver a series of world-class events each year? The Yayasan Mudra Swari Saraswati is on the hunt for …

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Kita Semua Satu di Ubud Writers & Readers Festival 2016

Ubud Writers & Readers Festival (UWRF) untuk ke-13 kalinya akan menjadi arena perayaan ide-ide besar dan kisah-kisah menakjubkan. Festival sastra terbesar di Asia Tenggara ini memastikan kehadiran lebih dari 160 …

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‘I am you, you are me’: migration, identity and extremism through the lens of ‘Tat Tvam Asi’ at this year’s UWRF

Bringing together more than 160 of the world’s leading authors, artists, performers and activists, the Ubud Writers & Readers Festival will once again push big ideas and global issues to …

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Volunteer applications for the UWRF16 now open

Each year, the Ubud Writers & Readers Festival is delivered with the support of an extensive network of Indonesian and international volunteers. Last year, we welcomed almost 250 people from all …

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Want to work with a world-class event? We’re hiring!

Would you like to work with a small and dedicated team to deliver a series of world-class events each year? The Yayasan Mudra Swari Saraswati is currently on the hunt …

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Ubud Writers & Readers Festival 2016 tampilkan sejumlah penulis pemenang penghargaan di peluncuran tahap awal

Ubud Writers & Readers Festival (UWRF), salah satu festival yang paling dinanti dan paling banyak dikunjungi di Asia Tenggara memasuki tahun ke-13nya di bulan Oktober 2016 ini. Ubud yang selalu …

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First round of UWRF16 authors, artists and advocates announced today

After making international headlines last year, the Ubud Writers & Readers Festival (UWRF) has today announced a ‘sneak peek’ of the authors, artists and advocates who will be leading this …

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Yayasan Mudra Swari Saraswati: Menyembuhkan Luka Bangsa Melalui Seni dan Sastra

Ubud Writers & Readers Festival, Ubud Food Festival, dan Bali Emerging Writers Festival adalah tiga festival favorit di Pulau Bali. Festival-festival berkelas dunia ini selalu berhasil mendatangkan ribuan pengunjung setiap …

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