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

10 Oct 2021 14:00 - 14:45
/ / IDR 299,000 (All Main Program Access)
Online via townscript.com | Live in Indus Restaurant, Bali & The Rechabite Hall, Perth.

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, was drafted in Ubud and completed while travelling around Australia in a caravan, will be joined by Agustinus Wibowo to discuss travel as a source of creative inspiration and the challenges faced by writers during these COVID times.

(This session is presented in English)

Supported by WritingWA

Ketika krisis kesehatan global menutup perbatasan antara dan di dalam negara, apakah potensi sastra untuk membawa orang ke tempat baru menjadi lebih penting? David Allan-Petale, yang novel debutnya, Locust Summer, dikonsep di Ubud dan diselesaikan saat berkeliling Australia dengan karavan, akan bergabung dengan Agustinus Wibowo untuk membahas perjalanan sebagai sumber inspirasi kreatif dan tantangan yang dihadapi penulis selama waktu COVID ini.

(Sesi ini dipersembahkan dalam Bahasa Inggris)

Didukung oleh WritingWA


David Allan-Petale

David Allan-Petale is a writer based in Perth, Australia. His debut novel, Locust Summer, was shortlisted for the 2017 Australian/Vogel’s Literary Award after being drafted in a villa in Ubud and …

Agustinus Wibowo

Indonesian travel writer Agustinus Wibowo has always had a strong interest in the question of identity. As a descendant of Chinese immigrants, it is a question that has fundamentally shaped …

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