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Stories from the archipelago | The Dancer by Royyan Julian

The Dancer by Royyan Julian Pali, a beautiful young dancer, falls in love with Muson, a married, influential strongman. The inevitable ensues… bubbling gossip, jealousy, a quest for revenge with …

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Q&A with Azri Zakkiyah, UWRF16 Emerging Writer and EWF speaker

Each year, we partner with the Emerging Writers’ Festival to support aspiring authors in Indonesia and Australia. After having her work published in our annual anthology last year, Indonesian writer …

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Stories from the archipelago | I Chose a Guerilla’s Path by E. Rokajat Asura

I Chose a Guerilla’s Path by E. Rokajat Asura Widely respected to this day, General Sudirman was the first commander-in-chief of the Indonesian Armed Forces during the Indonesian National Revolution. …

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Five Minutes With… Comic Book Author and Artist Bonni Rambatan

Our new interview series Five Minutes With… sees us speaking to those in the writing and publishing industry – authors, journalists, editors, biographers, translators – to discover what compelled them …

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Stories from the archipelago | The Wound Worshipper and Three Decades by Nersalya Renata

The Wound Worshipper and Three Decades by Nersalya Renata A sleepless man cannot recover from the loss of his beloved, whose death grows like a wound in his heart. A …

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Five Minutes With… Translator Pam Allen

Our new interview series Five Minutes With… sees us speaking to those in the writing and publishing industry – authors, journalists, editors, biographers, translators – to discover what compelled them …

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Stories from the archipelago | Literature That Makes You Smart by Dimas Indiana Senja

Literature That Makes You Smart by Dimas Indiana Senja In this short and compelling essay, Dimas Indiana Senja introduces us to Eko Prazt Tyo, who established a place of learning …

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Five Minutes With… Young Adult Fiction Author Chris Raja

Our new interview series Five Minutes With… sees us speaking to those in the writing and publishing industry – authors, journalists, editors, biographers, translators – to discover what compelled them …

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Stories from the archipelago | Klonnong Verses by Joko Sucipto

Klonnong Verses by Joko Sucipto A disembodied voice reflects on the vanity of its village from its resting place, a hay-strewn stable. No-one hears the sound of the age through …

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Five Minutes With… Narrative Journalist Justin Lancy

Our new interview series Five Minutes With… sees us speaking to those in the writing and publishing industry – authors, journalists, editors, biographers, translators – to discover what compelled them …

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