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Binger Summer Residency Amsterdam
May 15, 2013
I’ll be returning to Amsterdam in July having been granted a Summer Residency [available to Binger Film Lab alumni].
Izmir Book Fair 26 April 2013
May 13, 2013
A talk and signing at Izmir Book Fair on Friday 26 April 2013 with writer Ay?e Kulin and translator Zeynep Çiftçi Kanburo?lu.
Istanbul Istanbul Istanbul
January 9, 2013
January 2013. I have returned to Istanbul to live here for a very long time.
SNDT Women’s University, Mumbai. 24 Dec 12
December 29, 2012
On 24 December I was invited to the Department of English at SNDT Women’s University [Juhu Campus], Mumbai, to talk informally to a group of academic teachers, including Department Head Dr Mitra Mukherjee-Parikh, my friend Dr Meenakshi Shivram and others, about my work and the teaching of literature and creative writing in universities.
New interviews and readings on YouTube
November 27, 2012
New interviews and readings on YouTube.
These interviews and readings recorded by and with Robin Stienberg in Singapore, 8 November 2012:
Talking about, Always Hungry, The Edge of Bali and issues in writing, publishing and teaching; interview by Robin Stienberg
Part Two of the above talk, about what supports a writer:
Talking about censorship:
Reading from Always Hungry:
Reading from The Edge of Bali:
interview in Bali Advertiser
November 14, 2012
interview by Uma Anyar in Bali Advertiser
14 November 2012
An interview with me in the current issue, found online here:
The Art of Business and the Business of Art: SMU, Singapore, 7–9 Nov, 2012
November 4, 2012
I will be speaking and reading at the international conference “The Art of Business and the Business of Art”
for the Wee Kim Wee Centre, Singapore Management University,
held on 7 to 9 November 2012.
Workshop in Ubud on 17 November 2012
October 27, 2012
I’ll be giving an all-day workshop in Ubud, Bali on 17 November. It will cover a range of writing issues with the focus on narrative prose (fiction or non-fiction), combining discussions, exercises and Q+A. Dedicate some time to focus on your writing with like-minded company, and take advantage of an experienced writer and teacher.
It’s held at 2nd Honeymoon Guesthouse which will provide lunch and refreshments. 9.30 am – 4 pm
RP 650,000 or 600,000 before 10 November.
phone + 62 361 973282
2nd Honeymoon Guesthouse, Jl Bisma, Ubud Bali Indonesia 80571
Bar Luna, Ubud on 25 October
October 14, 2012
I’ll be speaking at Bar Luna in Ubud, Bali on Thursday 25 October 2012:
Ask me anything!
to Kalimantan, Borneo for Ubud Writers Festival
October 10, 2012
On 11 October went to Banjarmasin in South Kalimantan to meet the literary community. This is part of the new satellite program now part of the Ubud Writers and Readers Festival.
The event was held in a large community arts centre, attended by hundreds of students as well as some local poets, novelists, media, and arts admin people. A lively and enthusiastic crowd with plenty of questions.