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From Sydney to East Nusa Tenggara; from London Book Fair to Tamalanrea Makassar, Indonesian literature has reached more audience in past years, thanks to the tireless works of individuals, communities, and organisations who have committed their energy and time to introduce Indonesian authors and their works in global and local context. This event explores initiatives from different places and countries, highlighting their impacts and challenges to promote Indonesia literature. (Sponsored by National Book Committee, Petra Book Club, IndoLit Sydney Club)

Poets and poetry lovers are all invited to join this fun session to practice their communication skills using poetry. "Do You Speak Poetry?", the host will ask questions and participating poets answer the questions with poetry. (Sponsored by British Council & Rumah Ripta)

Common Room was launched in 2017 as an initiative to get together and to talk about cultural and social differences, conflicts, disasters, and solidarity. A Japanese initiative called Kikigaki (to listen and to write) has been introduced to Indonesia as storytelling method in order to understand other people's life.  (Sponsored by Matsui Glocal, The Japan Foundation, & Koalisi Seni Indonesia).

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