a Singaporean writer, performance poet and three-time TEDx speaker whose work and dialogue has featured at festivals like The Singapore Writers Festival, Bali Emerging Writers Festival and Queensland Poetry Festival.
born in Dresden, Rolf has represented Australian Cartoonists at meetings in America, Cuba, Hungary, France, Germany, Japan, Korea, China and Indonesia. In 2003, he was voted Australia’s “Cartoonist of the Year”
is a journalist and author based in Hong Kong. His columns are published daily, weekly in a variety of newspapers in Asia as well as on his website
One of Japan’s most promising young Japanese novelists. She has published two collections of short stories and has also translated Karen Russell’s St. Lucy’s Home for Girls Raised by Wolves.
a Melbourne based poet, storyteller and creative producer. She is a community arts and cultural development practitioner with a focus on arts facilitation using storytelling as a tool for knowledge generation and cultural transmission
After graduating from medical school, she decided to pursue a career in writing which took off two years later in 2011 after her first novel, Kelabu was published under Buku Fixi. Since then, she has written 3 more books, one of which (Gantung) is currently being adapted into TV
In 2009 Beat travelled to East Africa to learn more about the Dhow culture and lived for 6 months on many different sailing vessels in the Indian Ocean along the East African Coast
was born in Lyon, France in 1959. She is a writer, translator and community activist. Since the age of nineteen, she has traveled the world as a reporter for various French magazines and radio broadcasters.
is an award-winning poet from Germany. His published books are Revival of The Lambs” (2008), Once We Are (2013) and Sweet Electric Night (2014).
As a journalist, essayist and columnist, he writes for many publications, such as The New Yorker, Time magazine, Newsweek Japan, The New York Times, The Guardian and The Japan Times.
An Iranian-Australia writer, and a producer. She was worked on documentaries in Iran and Afghanistan including on the award winning Hidden Generation:Story of women self_immolation in Afghanistan
Started late as a serious published author. Exactly on her 50th birthday Fixi (Regina nickname) released her first Novel Perjalanan and in the same year a semi academic book on transgender M to F dedicated to parents and medical practitioners.
Worked in journalism and public relations for over thirteen years and loves writing, particularly creative pieces of life.