Main Program: The Next Chapter of Indonesian Literature

26 Oct 2017 14:30 - 15:30
/ 4-Day or 1-Day Main Program Pass
Taman Baca. Festival Hub, Jl. Raya Sanggingan (Google Maps)

This year 711 aspiring authors from across the archipelago submitted 913 works to our flagship Emerging Writers Program. 15 were selected. Meet three of them to hear why they’ve chosen the writing life, and their unique perspectives on being a young wordsmith in a nation obsessed not with books, but social media.

Supported by The Lontar Foundation. 

Tahun ini, 711 calon penulis dari seluruh nusantara mengajukan 913 karya untuk menjadi andalan kami di Emerging Writers Program. 15 Penulis telah dipilih. Temui tiga dari mereka untuk mendengar mengapa mereka memilih kehidupan menulis, dan perspektif unik mereka untuk menjadi seorang penulis kata-kata di dunia muda di sebuah negara yang tidak tergoda dengan buku, tetapi tergoda media sosial.

Didukung oleh The Lontar Foundation. 


Debra Yatim

Debra Yatim is an activist, journalist, columnist, film and documentary maker and founder of three NGOs in Indonesia. She has published four poetry collections and is currently working on a …

Rizki Amir

Currently studying Indonesian literature at Surabaya State University, Rizki has had his writing published in various local media. His poems were included in the anthology Seremoni Pacar di Pintu Darurat. …

Aksan Taqwin Embe

Aksan Taqwin Embe is a short story writer who lives and teaches Bahasa Indonesia at Pondok Pesantren Daar el-Qolam, an Islamic boarding school in Tangerang, West Java. Aksan is also …

Ade Ubaidil

Ade Ubaidil majors in Computer Systems at the University of Serang Raya in Cilegon, West Java. A number of his stories have been published, including Air Mata Sang Garuda, Kafe …

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