Ian Burnet at the Ubud Writers and Readers Festival 2016

The 13th UWRF will be held 26–30 October, 2016,  celebrating the theme Tat Tvam Asi or ‘I am you, you are me’. This powerful ideology is crucial to the collective identity of Indonesia – uniting people from incredibly diverse religious, ethnic, cultural and historical backgrounds to share common respect and understanding. 199 more words

True North: How Well Do We Know the Stories of Indonesia?

The year 2015 has seen Indonesia become the surprise darling of the international literary world. In October, the country was the guest of honour at the annual Frankfurt Book Fair, with 75 authors representing the world’s largest archipelago at the world’s largest book fair. 94 more words