Jamie James


Country: USA

American novelist and critic Jamie James has been based in Indonesia since 1999. He is the author of seven books, including the novel Andrew & Joey, Rimbaud in Java, and The Glamour of Strangeness, a global study of expatriate artists and writers, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in New York.

Jamie James adalah seorang Novelis dan Kritikus asal Amerika yang tinggal di Indonesia sejak tahun 1999. Jamie adalah penulis dari tujuh buku, termasuk novel yang berjudul Andrew & Joey, novel sejarah fiksi berjudul Rimbaud in Java, dan The Glamour of Strangeness, sebuah studi global untuk seniman dan penulis ekspatriat, yang telah diterbitkan oleh Farrar, Straus and Giroux di New York.

Appearing in

Main Program: Nigel Barley: The Innocent Anthropologist

Ranging across biography, autobiography, natural history, anthropology, and travelogue, celebrated writer and anthropologist Nigel Barley’s work spans genres as well as continents. A longtime lover of Indonesia – his book …


Main Program: My Island (Second) Home

For many in the audience it’s a pleasurable daydream: building a life on one of Indonesia’s islands. Our panelists’ origins are diverse but all have found an island home here. …


Special Event: Latin Lit

One was expelled from university for writing a defamatory text against the Pope; one has been compared to Juan José Saer; and one has written 17 novels. Three of the …