Feb 21 – 23rd 2014

Perth Writers Festival

Discussion at Perth Writers Festival

Friday 21 February
The Long View at Romeo Tent
Anchee Min, Leila S. Chudori and Jaspreet Singh have written novels situated within the fraught political histories of their homelands China, Indonesia and India. They discuss separating the past from the present with Bron Sibree



Sunday 23 February
Bridging Cultures at Woolnough Lecture Theatre
In 1987 translator John McGlynn established the not-for-profit Lontar Foundation, whose Modern Library of Indonesia Series translates influential Indonesian works into English. He discusses the importance of the project with Indonesian author Leila S. Chudori and  Ian Nichols. Co-presented with the Lontar Foundation.