Jaipur Bytes / Writing about Indonesian Women, Adventures, and Choices: A conversation with Intan Paramaditha

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Author Intan Paramaditha in conversation with Jaipur Bytes host Lakshya Datta. In this podcast-exclusive chat, Intan talks to Lakshya about her academic career, Indonesian films, why she chooses to write in her native language, and how she wrote a choose your own adventure novel. 

Intan is an Indonesian fiction writer and currently a lecturer in Media and Film Studies at Macquarie University, Sydney. Her first book was the short story collection titled "Apple and Knife". Her novel The Wandering won a PEN Translates Award and will be published in 2020 in English. Intan was a speaker at JLF Adelaide 2019 which happened earlier this month.