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Festival Club | Black Water Sister



 
08 Oct 2021 15:00 - 15:45
Free
IG Live.

Set in Penang, this modern fantasy is a heart-warming tale of personal identity, family secrets, and culture clash. Jessamyn Teoh must navigate the world of gods, ghosts, gangsters and supernatural vengeance. How can she find a path into a future she chooses for herself? Join the author of Black Water Sister, Zen Cho, in conversation with Farid Hamka.

(This program is presented in English)

Bertempat di Penang, fantasi modern ini adalah kisah yang menghangatkan hati tentang identitas pribadi, rahasia keluarga, dan benturan budaya. Jessamyn Teoh harus menavigasi dunia dewa, hantu, gangster, dan pembalasan supernatural. Bagaimana dia bisa menemukan jalan menuju masa depan yang dia pilih untuk dirinya sendiri? Bergabunglah dengan penulis Black Water Sister, Zen Cho, dalam percakapan dengan Farid Hamka.

(Program ini dipersembahkan dalam Bahasa Inggris)

Featuring

Farid Hamka

Farid Hamka is a writer and librarian who has very recently come to realise the beauty of Jakarta, despite living there for much of his life. Farid has written prose, …


Zen Cho

Zen Cho is the author of a short story collection and two historical fantasy novels, Sorcerer to the Crown and The True Queen. She is a winner of the Crawford …



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