Main Program | Peripheral Vision

26 Oct 2019 14:30 - 15:30
/ 4-Day or 1-Day Main Program Pass
Indus. Festival Hub, Jl. Raya Sanggingan (Google Maps)

A nation of more than 17,000 islands yet – just like with its presidents – when it comes to publishing those from outside Java are too often overlooked. But the eastern winds of change are blowing, and demand for regionally diverse voices is growing. Hailing from eastern Indonesia, these writers will share their challenges and triumphs to be recognized on the national stage.

Sebuah negara yang memiliki lebih dari 17,000 pulau – sama seperti dengan para presidennya – dalam hal pernerbitan, orang-orang dari luar Jawa terlalu sering diabaikan. Namun angin perubahan dari timur mulai berhembus, dan permintaan akan suara-suara yang beragam terus meningkat. Berasal dari Indonesia timur, para penulis ini akan berbagai tantangan mereka untuk diakui di panggung nasional.


Faisal Oddang

Faisal Oddang writes poetry collections and novels. He received the 2014 ASEAN Young Writers Award, 2014 and 2018 Penulis Cerpen Terbaik Kompas, and 2015 Tokoh Seni Tempo. His latest books …

Theoresia Rumthe

Theoresia Rumthe published the poetry collection Rona Kata with friends in Bandung in 2010. She co-authored the poetry collection Tempat Paling Liar di Muka Bumi with Weslly Johannes in 2016, …

Setyawan Samad

Setyawan Samad is a poet from Banda Neira, Maluku. In early 2019 he released his first collection of poems, Banda Neira Dalam Perahu. Setyawan finds inspiration in local culture. With …

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