Tulis 2018: Australia-Indonesia Writing Exchange

17 October 2017

  • Sector: Arts and Culture
  • Country location: Australia, Indonesia
  • Grantee: The University of Melbourne
Panel discussion in front of audience
Ubud Writers and Readers Festival Event. Credit: Ubud Writers and Readers Festival

Project description

Tulis 2018 is an exciting two-way Australian-Indonesian writing exchange. The project will bring an Indonesian writer to Australia to conduct a four-week residency at Varuna Writers House, a placement at West Words and then participation in the Sydney Writers Festival. There will be a reciprocal exchange for an Australian writer, who will spend time at Komunitas Salihara, before either attending or participating in the Ubud Writers & Readers Festival.

Key dates

Sydney Writers Festival, Regional NSW (confirmed), Sydney CBD (TBC), 30 April 2018 to 06 May 2018

Residency of Indonesian Writer, Regional NSW and Western Sydney, 02 April 2018 to 14 May 2018

Residency of Australian Writer at Komunitas Salihara, Jakarta, Indonesia, 12 September to  24 October 2018

Participation or Attendance of Australian Writer at the Ubud Readers and Writers Festival, Ubud, Indonesia, 25 to 29 October 2018

  • Australia-Indonesia Institute grant offer: $32,000
  • Total project value: $73,600
  • Website: asialink.unimelb.edu.au/arts
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Last Updated: 1 August 2018