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Main Program | AAWP/UWRF Translators and Emerging Writers

28 Oct 2022 12:45 - 13:45
/ 4-Day or 1-Day Main Program Pass
Rumah Buku. Taman Baca @Festival Hub (Google Maps)

Join prize winners of Ubud Writers and Readers Festival and the Australasian Association of Writing Programs, whose collective vision is to promote the work of under-represented writers to a broader English-using audience. Emerging writers Karen McKnight and Soudhamini will read from their recent work, while translators Alison Entrekin and Lilit Žekulin Thwaites will discuss the art of literary translation. 

Bergabung bersama pemenang Ubud Writers and Readers Festival and Australasian Association of Writing Programs yang memiliki visi bersama untuk mempromosikan karya penulis yang kurang terwakili kepada penutur bahasa Inggris yang lebih luas. Penulis baru Karen McKnight dan Soudhamini akan membaca karya terbaru mereka, sementara penerjemah Alison Entrekin dan Lilit Žekulin Thwaites akan membahas seni penerjemahan sastra.


Dr. Lilit Žekulin Thwaites

Dr. Lilit Žekulin Thwaites is an award-winning, Melbourne-based literary translator (Spanish–English), interviewer, moderator, lecturer, and academic researcher. She has translated books by notable writers such as Rosa Montero and Antonio …


Soudhamini is a filmmaker, teacher, and Fulbright scholar from India. She works across platforms and genres, making short fiction, feature-length non-fiction, music, poetry, performance, ritual, and installation works, receiving commissions …

Karen McKnight

Karen McKnight is a Melbourne-based writer, performer, editor, and small press publisher who has worked as a trainer, mentor, and workshop facilitator. Her writing has been published in a range …

Alison Entrekin

Alison Entrekin is an award-winning Australian literary translator from the Portuguese. She has translated many of Brazil’s most beloved and iconic literary works, earning her several honours, including the 2019 …

Julia Prendergast

Julia Prendergast lives and works in Melbourne, Australia, on unceded Wurundjeri land. Her novel debut in 2018, The Earth Does Not Get Fat, was longlisted for the Next Generation Indie …

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