Book Launch: Sarap Ve Ask Masali

29 Oct 2017 16:00 - 17:30
/ Free
Dumbo @ The Elephant. Jl. Raya Sanggingan (Google Maps)

Widie Purwo has founded various literature and arts communities, and through them he blends the classic with the contemporary and cultivates marginalized stories. Join him for the launch of his novel Sarap Ve Ask Masali, a saga set in central Turkey brimming with poetry, philosophy, and the amusing antics of a grape picker from Cappadocia.

Widie Purwo telah mendirikan berbagai komunitas sastra dan seni, dan melalui itu, ia memadukan klasik dengan kontemporer dan memupuk cerita terpinggirkan. Bergabunglah dengan Widie untuk peluncuran novelnya Sarap Ve Ask Masali, sebuah saga yang dibuat di Turki tengah yang penuh dengan puisi, filsafat, dan kejenakaan pemetik anggur dari Cappadocia.


Widie A. Purwo

Widie Purwo is a novelist, screenwriter, musician, and artist from Yogyakarta. He’s also the Founder of Kamboja Merah publishing as well as various literature and art collectives, including Sempakmamelsbook community, …

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