Main Program | Unraveling Secrets in Fiction

29 Oct 2022 09:00 - 10:00
/ 4-Day or 1-Day Main Program Pass
Indus Restaurant. Festival Hub @Taman Baca (Google Maps)

Hidden histories, secret identities and words unspoken. How do writers enrich their fictional worlds with layers that only unfold and reveal themselves over time? Writers Clarissa Goenawan, Karina Robles Bahrin and Nawaaz Ahmed discuss these elements of their craft and the inspirations behind their latest works.

Sejarah yang tersembunyi, identitas rahasia dan kata-kata yang dibiarkan tak terucap. Bagaimana para penulis memperkaya dunia fiksi mereka dengan lapisan-lapisan yang hanya terbuka dan terungkap oleh waktu? Penulis Clarissa Goenawan, Karina Robles Bahrin dan Nawaaz Ahmed akan mendiskusikan elemen-elemen tulisan dan inspirasi di balik karya terbaru mereka.


Karina Robles Bahrin

Karina Robles Bahrin is the winner of South-East Asia’s richest literary prize for unpublished manuscripts, the Epigram Books Fiction Prize (EBFP) in 2022. Her debut novel, The Accidental Malay, was published …

Clarissa Goenawan

Clarissa Goenawan is an Indonesian-born Singaporean writer and translator. Her short stories have won several awards. Rainbirds, her debut novel, has been published in eleven different languages. Her second novel, The Perfect …

Nawaaz Ahmed

Nawaaz Ahmed was born in Tamil Nadu, India. Before turning to writing, he was a computer scientist, researching search algorithms for Yahoo. His debut novel Radiant Fugitives (2021) was a …

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