Masterclass with Laksmi Pamuntjak: Writing creatively across genres
Join internationally renowned writer Laksmi Pamuntjak for a creative writing masterclass.
Postgraduate students in Creative Writing, Indonesian Studies, International and Comparative Literary Studies and associated disciplines are invited to join internationally-renowned author Laksmi Pamuntjak for a Masterclass at the Sydney Southeast Asia Centre. Laksmi will share her experiences in publishing and translation, and provide advice to students on using different genres for different audiences and writing more creatively. Laksmi will also discuss the complexities of working across multiple languages and literary translation, and the challenges of writing difficult histories.
About Laksmi Pamuntjak
Laksmi Pamuntjakis a bilingual Indonesian novelist, poet, food writer and journalist. She works as an art and food consultant and writes for numerous local and international publications including opinion articles for the Guardian. Pamuntjak has been invited to speak as guest writer at the University of Oxford, Yale University, New York University, and many more prestigious universities. She is the author of two collections of poetry; a treatise on the relationship between man and violence based on the Iliad; a collection of short stories based on paintings; five editions of the best-selling and award-winning Jakarta Good Food Guide; two translations of the works of Indonesian poet and essayist Goenawan Mohamad; and several best-selling novels.
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