|BTW Series #2 Launched at Makassar International Writers Festival 2019
Through the Lontar Foundation’s BTW imprint, Lontar is now introducing to the world Indonesian authors whose works are little known abroad but deemed by Lontar editors to be worthy of international attention. This year, prior to the London Book Fair at which Indonesia was Market Focus Country, Lontar published 14 new titles in the series. It was launched at the Makassar International Writers Festival, on Thursday, June 27th.
A panel discussion was held featuring Faisal Oddang, Sabda Armandio, Zen Hae, Isla Winarto and Toni Pollard, and moderated by John McGlynn.
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Luce Scholars Visit Lontar
Luce scholars Lara Norgaard, who will intern at Lontar this year and Lama Ahmad who will intern at the UN Pulse Lab in Jakarta, accompanied by Asia Foundation Executive Assistant Dewi Metyasari paid a visit recently to the Lontar library and bookshop.