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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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Stories from the archipelago | Klonnong Verses by Joko Sucipto

Klonnong Verses by Joko Sucipto A disembodied voice reflects on the vanity of its village from its resting place, a hay-strewn stable. No-one hears the sound of the age through …

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Five Minutes With… Narrative Journalist Justin Lancy

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 Exclamation Mark on the Body by Deasy Tirayoh

the exclamation mark on the body by deasy tirayoh The mysteries and uncertainties of young love are symbolized by an exclamation mark drawn on the body. Over moonlit New Year’s …

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Experience UWRF17 with Renaissance Tours and Robin de Crespigny

Tailor-made for literature lovers and discerning travelers, Renaissance Tours is Australia’s leading operator of special interest and cultural tours. For the first time, it will host an Asian Encounter tour …

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Stories from the archipelago | The Long Road to Peace in Aceh by Murizal Hamzah

The Long Road to Peace in Aceh by Murizal Hamzah For Hasan Tiro, founder of the Free Aceh Movement (in Indonesian Gerakan Aceh Merdeka, or GAM), Indonesia was another name …

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Stories from the archipelago | The Woman Who Picked the Rose by Dahlia Rasyad

The Woman Who Picked the Rose by Dahlia Rasyad Nun is a cynical, hard-hearted woman, though she’s endured poverty and back-breaking work all her life. Her four children suffer her wrath, …

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Stories from the archipelago | The Death of Black Crow by Sidik Nugroho

The Death of Black Crow by sidik nugroho Two deaths preface this chapter: the murder of an adulterous wife, Dr Nina, by her vengeful husband Yogi, and the suicide by hanging …

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“I promised myself the next time I attended would be as a writer” – Annabel Wilson, AAWP x UWRF16 Emerging Writers’ Prize winner

From over 100 submissions for the Australian Association of Writing Programs (AAWP) x UWRF16 Emerging Writers’ Prize, Annabel Wilson’s Quire was the winning entry. Annabel won a ticket to UWF16, …

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Stories from the archipelago | Erstwhile: A Communion of Time by Joseph Rio Jovian Haminoto

Erstwhile: A Communion of Time  by Joseph rio jovian haminoto A ‘time travel’ historical novel fusing fact and fiction, mostly set in the Kingdom of Majapahit which ruled the archipelago …

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913 works submitted to the 2017 UWRF Indonesian Emerging Writers Prize

Discovering and promoting Indonesian voices is a core part of the Festival’s mission. The annual UWRF Indonesian Emerging Writers Prize is open to all emerging Indonesian writers of any genre. …

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913 Karya Masuk Penyaringan Emerging Writers Indonesia 2017

Pada bulan Februari lalu submisi pemilihan Emerging Writers Indonesia tahun 2017 resmi ditutup. Seleksi Emerging Writers Indonesia ini adalah sebuah program khusus UWRF untuk menemukan calon bintang-bintang sastra masa depan …

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Stories from the archipelago | The Monkey Handler by Boni Chandra

The monkey handler by boni chandra A small village of coconut plantation owners is unsettled by the sudden disappearance of its star monkey handler. The villagers rely on the handler’s …

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Stories from the archipelago | Death Duel by Arung Wardana Ellhafifie

Death Duel by Arung Wardana Ellhafifie In the dusk-golden rice fields and dark forests of Sumenep, the eastern regency of Madura off East Java’s northern coast, through ancient martial arts and …

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Bekerja untuk Yayasan Mudra Swari Saraswati sebagai Desainer full-time

Yayasan Mudra Swari Saraswati, sebuah yayasan nirlaba yang menaungi Ubud Writers & Readers Festival dan Ubud Food Festival sedang mencari individu-individu kreatif untuk bergabung dengan tim di balik layar sebagai …

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Stories from the archipelago | Tree of Desire by Ni Putu Rastiti

Tree of desire by Ni putu rastiti Sukri, a scrap salvager from Denpasar, is devoted to his wife and three children. His is a story of longing, unfulfilled desires, and …

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