Category Archives: Fiction

November 2018: Hong Kong International Literary Festival and Singapore Writers Festival

  September 29, 2018 By Intan Paramaditha I am excited to announce that I will participate in Hong Kong International Literary Festival and Singapore Writers Festival in November. Many thanks to HKILF and SWF for inviting me and co-organizing the trip. In both festivals I will speak about Apple and Knife, my new translated collection

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The New Wave: Emerging Female Writers Push the Boundaries (Sydney Morning Herald)

  Sydney Morning Herald, May 4, 2018 Melanie Kembrey There are primary school best friends Lucy and Francine, who experiment sexually together, college student Peach, whose stomach is rapidly expanding, and copywriter Mara, who is haunted by memories of her first period while making an advertising campaign for sanitary pads. They are the creations of

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“Reviews: Apple and the Knife by Paramaditha; Ponti by Teo,” The Australian

  DOMINIC AMERENA THE AUSTRALIAN 12:00AM April 28, 2018 The double review can present particular challenges for a critic. There can be the temptation to draw false equivalencies; to compare and contrast books that have little in common, save for some generic similarities, or the subject positions of their authors. But I’ve seldom come across two

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Two-book deal with Harvill Secker (media articles)

Indonesian writer’s ‘fierce and unconventional’ fiction to Harvill   The Bookseller, March 21, 2018 by Katherine Cowdrey   Harvill Secker has acquired two “fierce and unconventional” books from Indonesian writer Intan Paramaditha. It will publish feminist short story collection Apple and Knife in spring 2019 and The Wandering, a novel about displacement where the reader chooses their own narrative path, in 2020. Ellie

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