Main Program: Past, Present, Future

27 Oct 2017 13:00 - 14:15
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NEKA. Jl. Raya Sanggingan (Google Maps)

“It’s all a cycle and it should resonate now,” reflects Madeleine Thien on the connections between history and the present. She’s joined by Bernice Chauly and Sergio Chejfec to explore the role of real events in their creative work, and the importance of using fiction to bring new meaning to historical events.

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“Itu semua siklus dan seharusnya beresonansi sekarang,” cerminan Madeleine Thien tentang hubungan antara sejarah dan masa kini. Ia bergabung dengan Bernice Chauly dan Sergio Chejfec untuk menjelajah peran peristiwa nyata dalam karya kreatif mereka, dan pentingnya menggunakan fiksi untuk membawa makna baru ke peristiwa sejarah.


Sergio Chejfec

Argentine writer Sergio Chejfec is currently the Distinguished Writer in Residence at New York University’s Department of Spanish and Portuguese. He has published novels, essays and a poetry collection, with …

Michael Williams

Michael Williams is the Director of the Wheeler Centre for Books, Writing and Ideas in Melbourne. Previous host of ABC Radio National’s Blueprint for Living, he now hosts Talkfest and …

Bernice Chauly

Bernice Chauly is the author of six books of poetry and prose, which include the acclaimed Growing Up With Ghosts and Onkalo. She is Festival Director of the George Town …

Madeleine Thien

Madeleine Thien is the author of the story collection Simple Recipes and the novels Certainty, Dogs at the Perimeter, which won the Frankfurt Book Fair’s 2015 LiBeraturpreis, and Do Not …

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