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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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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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APPLE AND KNIFE and GENTAYANGAN will be published by Harvill Secker (UK)

Intan Paramaditha, March 22, 2018 (scroll down for Bahasa Indonesia). My story collection Apple and Knife (Brow Books, Australia 2018) and novel Gentayangan: Pilih Sendiri Petualangan Sepatu Merahmu (The Wandering: Choose Your Own Red Shoes Adventure, GPU, Indonesia 2017) will be published in the UK and Commonwealth countries by Harvill Secker (Vintage/ Penguin Random House).

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Gentayangan Buku Sastra Prosa Terbaik Tempo 2017

Novel Gentayangan: Pilih Sendiri Petualangan Sepatu Merahmu terpilih sebagai karya sastra bidang prosa terbaik pilihan Tempo 2017. “… Namun, jika tujuan bacaan remaja itu dipersembahkan demi permainan sahaja, dalam prosa berjudul lengkap Gentayangan: pilih sendiri petualangan sepatu merahmu ini, permainan alur barulah satu di antara sekian banyak permainan susastra (baca: seni bercerita) yang telah dimanfaatkan sebaik-baiknya untuk mendukung konsep

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‘Gentayangan’ Takes Readers on Adventures to Question Identity and Belonging

The Jakarta Globe Dhania Sarahtika | January 08, 2018 (photo by JG/ Dhania Sarahtika) Jakarta. “Good girls go to heaven, bad girls go wandering,” is a recurring line in Intan Paramaditha’s latest book, “Gentayangan: Pilih Sendiri Petualangan Sepatu Merahmu” (“The Wandering: Choose Your Own Red-Shoe Adventure”). The book was launched during the Ubud Writers and

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