Program Day: Sunday 10


Book Launch | Dragon: Penang Chronicles, Vol I

In Dragon: Penang Chronicles, Vol I, follow the story of Francis Light, a devious manipulator of the status quo. The author, Rose Gan, shares the journey of writing this adventure and …

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Film Screening | Pulau Plastik

Follow the story of three individuals of different backgrounds fighting against single-use plastic pollution: Gede Robi, vocalist for the band Navicula from Bali, Tiza Mafira, a young lawyer from Jakarta, …

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Live Music & Art | Ubud Artisan Market Stage III

Our Ubud Artisan Market stage welcomes local musicians and artists that will liven up your night, while you browse through the Ubud Artisan Market. Join our market and don’t miss …

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Book Launch | Sonic Dissonance

Robyn Yuwell’s Sonic Dissonance follows the story of the highly-acclaimed Balinese Composer, Yudane. Growing up in the interweaving, rich world of Balinese magic, music, mischief, and violence, the composer carves a unique …

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Main Program | Talking to the Trees

The leading authority of forest medicine in Japan, Dr. Qing Li, shares stories with a world-renowned tree scientist, ecologist, educator, and conservationist, Meg Lowman ‘Canopy Meg’. The two experts will …

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Main Program | The Secrets of the Magdalena and the Colombian Amazon

In his latest book, Magdalena: River of Dreams, Davis tells of his travels on this magnificent river, the source of Colombian music, literature, poetry, and prayer and, in doing so, tells …

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Live Music & Art | Performance and Poetry

Performance artist Cok Sawitri, poet Hassan Al Nawwab, and Butchulla Songman Fred Leone bring power and heart to the final session of the inaugural UWRF Perth Festival with readings, music, …

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Main Program | Poetry and Politics

Poets Emily Sun and Felix K. Nesi are powerful emerging voices in the literary communities of Australia and Indonesia, respectively. Their poetries consider the personal and political impacts of imperialism, …

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Main Program | Roads Less Travelled, Travel Writing in the Time of COVID-19

When a global health crisis closes borders between and within countries, does literature’s potential to transport people to new places take on greater significance? David Allan-Petale, whose debut novel, Locust Summer, …

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Main Program | First Nations Poets

Australia’s First Nations people are the country’s first memory holders and storytellers. However, their stories are often left unheard. Join three First Nations writers, Elfie Shiosaki, Jarrad Travers, and Cass …

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