Special Event: People of Letters

28 Oct 2017 19:00 - 21:00
IDR 350,000
Indus. Festival Hub, Jl. Raya Sanggingan (Google Maps)

“Who is left / That writes these days? / You and me / We’ll be different,” sang PJ Harvey in The Letter. A literary fixture in Australia and New York, this unique evening celebrates the lost art of letter writing. Join a handpicked lineup of Festival guests as they each share ‘A Letter to The Thing I Wish I’d Written’. For your ears only.

“Siapa yang tersisa / Apakah yang sedang menulis saat ini? Anda dan saya / Kami akan berbeda,” senandung PJ Harvey dalam The Letter. Acara sastra di Australia dan New York, malam yang unik ini merayakan seni menulis surat yang telah hilang. Bergabunglah dengan jajaran pembicara Festival selagi mereka masing-masing berbagi ‘Surat untuk Hal yang Saya Ingin Saya Tertulis’. Hanya untuk telinga Anda saja.

Featuring

Emilie Zoey Baker

Emilie Zoey Baker is an award-winning poet and spoken word performer who has appeared at major writers festivals around the world. She is Creative Director of OutLoud, the first Victorian …


Osamah Sami

Osamah Sami is an award-winning Australian actor, writer and standup comedian of Iraqi descent. His book Good Muslim Boy received the 2016 NSW Premier’s Literary Award. Osamah co-wrote and starred …


Simon Winchester

Simon Winchester is the New York Times bestselling author of Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded and The Professor and the Madman. His recent titles include Pacific and The Men …


Marieke Hardy

Marieke Hardy is a writer, curator, producer, and immersive theatre practitioner. She is co-curator of “worldwide literary phenomenon” Women of Letters and has been a regular panelist on ABC’s The …


Han Yujoo

Han Yujoo’s debut novel, The Impossible Fairy Tale, was translated into French and English to great acclaim. Her debut short story, To the Moon, the title story of her first collection, won Literature and …


Carmen Boullosa

One of Mexico’s leading novelists, poets, and playwrights, Carmen Boullosa has published 17 novels. Her second, Antes (Before), won the Xavier Villarutia Prize for Best Mexican Novel, while the translation …


Robert Dessaix

Robert Dessaix is an Australian writer and translator whose best-known books are the autobiography A Mother’s Disgrace, the novel Night Letters, the travel memoirs Twilight of Love and Arabesques, and …



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