Main Program: Small Towns, Big Imagination



 
25 Oct 2018 14:30 - 15:30
/ 4-Day or 1-Day Main Program Pass
Taman Baca. Festival Hub, Jl. Raya Sanggingan (Google Maps)
4 DAY PASS 1 DAY PASS

Is there something universal about small towns and rural life? A lack of anonymity, a close community? Does it allow writers to go places that cities don’t? We’ve gathered writers from Australia, Indonesia, New Zealand and Portugal to discuss the insights and inspiration that come from writing beyond city limits.

Adakah hal universal yang berkaitan dengan kota-kota kecil dan kehidupan pedesaan? Barangkali, kurangnya hal anonim atau justru adanya keakraban di antara masyarakatnya? Bukankah hal ini menjadi alasan yang memungkinkan para penulis mengunjungi tempat tersebut untuk mendapatkan hal-hal yang tidak bisa disuguhkan oleh perkotaan? Kami telah mengumpulkan para penulis dari Australia, Indonesia, Selandia Baru, dan Portugal untuk mendiskusikan gagasan dan inspirasi yang bisa diperoleh dari pengalaman menulis mereka di kawasan terpencil.

Featuring

Rosemarie Milsom

Rosemarie Milsom is the Founding Director of the Newcastle Writers Festival and an award-winning journalist. She has been a section editor at The Sun Herald and features editor at Sunday …


José Luís Peixoto

José Luís Peixoto is one of Portugal’s most acclaimed and bestselling contemporary novelists. He has a vast work in fiction and poetry and has received several Portuguese and international literary …


Joshua Pomare

Joshua Pomare is a New Zealand author and podcast producer based in Melbourne, Australia. Joshua hosts the writing podcast On Writing, interviewing authors from around the world about their process. …


Jessie Cole

Jessie Cole is the author of two novels, Darkness on the Edge of Town and Deeper Water. Her new memoir, Staying, is about the importance of home, family and forgiveness …


Darmawati Majid

Born in Bone, South Sulawesi, Darmawati Majid is the mother of four children and an employee in the Gorontalo government office. She has had several essays published in the anthology …



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