Festival Club | Ponti

14 Oct 2021 18:00 - 18:45
IG Live.

Considered one of the most extraordinary young talents to debut in recent years, Sharlene Teo’s first novel, Ponti, was described by Ian McEwan as “remarkable,” praising the way “her characters glow with life and humour and minutely observed desperation.” Join her as she discusses her work and finding inspiration in the time of COVID-19 with Farid Hamka.

(This program is presented in English)

Dianggap sebagai salah satu talenta muda paling luar biasa untuk debut dalam beberapa tahun terakhir, novel pertama Sharlene Teo, Ponti, digambarkan oleh Ian McEwan sebagai “luar biasa,” memuji cara “karakternya bersinar dengan kehidupan dan humor dan keputusasaan yang diamati dengan cermat.” Bergabunglah dengannya saat ia membahas pekerjaannya dan menemukan inspirasi di masa COVID-19 bersama Farid Hamka.

(Program ini dipersembahkan dalam Bahasa Inggris)


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, …

Sharlene Teo

Sharlene Teo’s debut novel, Ponti, won the inaugural 2016 Deborah Rogers Writer’s Award, was shortlisted for the 2018 Hearst Big Book Award and 2019 Edward Stanford Fiction Award, and longlisted …

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