Ctrl + Shift: Reclaim Your Writer Journey
DATE / TIME
2 Nov, Mon
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Festival Pass Event
This session is in English
In a world of publishers, awards and other barometers of tastes, how do writers control their writing journeys and stay true to their voice? These writers share about how they follow their writing and publishing philosophies while highlighting their unique cultural viewpoints.
This is a live session, and will be available on video-on-demand replay. This session includes a live Q&A.
This programme is co-presented with Sing Lit Station, featuring writers who are part of the WrICE digital residency.
Hafiz Hamzah is the founder of Obscura, an independent publishing house based in Kuala Lumpur. He is also the editor of Svara, a quarterly journal on Malaysian contemporary culture. He has published two collections of poetry, Malakalis (2014) and Gertak Sanggul (2016), which has been translated into English—Blooms of Ire (2019).Hafiz Jelir is featured in the following SWF event(s):
Erni Aladjai was born in Labobo Island, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. She writes fiction, essays, and news articles. She is also work as freelance editor. In her home village, she founded Bois Pustaka, a mobile library with her mom.Erni Aladjai is featured in the following SWF event(s):
Aditi Rao is a writer, teacher, and potter. She has published two full-length collections of poetry, The Fingers Remember (Yoda Press, 2014), and A Kind of Freedom Song (Yoda Press, 2019). Her work has won several awards and fellowships, including The Hedgebrook Residency, the Akademie Schloss Solitude Fellowship, the Sangam House Residency, the Srinivas Rayaprol Prize for Poetry, the Toto Funds the Arts Creative Writing Award, the Muse India Young Writer Award, and others. She is also the hands and heart behind HappyMess Ceramics. Aditi currently lives in New Delhi and Shimla. For more, visit https://aditirao.netAditi Rao is featured in the following SWF event(s):