Special Event | Rhyme and Reason in the Region

24 Oct 2019 18:00 - 21:00
IDR 950,000
Maison. Jl. Raya Mas No.162, MAS, Ubud (Google Maps)

We’re bringing together old favorites and new voices as UWRF’s finest writers from across the region gather for a long table dinner. Indulge in exceptional Indian cuisine while our writers regale you with tales of this forever fascinating, dizzyingly diverse, most populous part of the world. 

Arrive from 18:00 for a 19:00 feast. Includes welcome drink and sharing plate dinner.

Featuring

Joan Arakkal

Dr Joan Arakkal, author of Slice Girls, advocates for the modernization of surgery through the removal of archaic attitudes that exclude women from the surgical workforce. Trained as an orthopedic …


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 …


H.M. Naqvi

Karachi-based H.M. Naqvi is the award-winning author of Home Boy. His second novel, The Selected Works of Abdullah the Cossack, has been called “gorgeous, utterly original” by John Freeman and a “delirious love letter …


Jamil Jan Kochai

Jamil Jan Kochai was born in Peshawar, Pakistan, but originally hails from Logar, Afghanistan. He was a Truman Capote Fellow at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and his fiction has appeared in Ploughshares, A Public Space, …


Pitchaya Sudbanthad

Pitchaya Sudbanthad is the author of the novel Bangkok Wakes to Rain, published by Riverhead Books (US) and Sceptre (UK). He has received fellowships in fiction writing from the New York Foundation for the Arts …


Sanam Maher

Sanam Maher is a journalist based in Karachi, Pakistan. For more than a decade, she has covered stories on Pakistan’s art and culture, business, politics, religious minorities and women. A Woman …


Eunice Andrada

Eunice Andrada is a Filipina poet based between Parañaque, the Philippines and Sydney, Australia. Flood Damages (Giramondo Books, 2018) is her first collection of poetry. Her work has won the …


Ashwini Devare

Ashwini Devare is a former correspondent with BBC’s Asia Business Report and the author of two books. Her latest, Lost at 15, Found at 50, is a coming-of-age memoir that …


Archana Pidathala

Archana Pidathala is the author of Five Morsels of Love, a cookbook based on her grandmother’s 1974 Telugu cookbook, Vanita Vanṭakālu. In 2017, Five Morsels of Love was shortlisted for …


Lala Bohang

Lala Bohang is a visual artist and writer. Since 2009 she has participated in several international group exhibitions. In 2016 she published the book series The Book of Siblings which …


Parag Khanna

Parag Khanna is a leading global strategy advisor, world traveler, and bestselling author. He is Founder and Managing Partner of FutureMap, a data and scenario-based strategic advisory firm. Parag’s latest …



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