Synopsis

Kekasih Musim Gugur bukan saja kisah tentang Timur dan Barat, kebebasan dan sensor, senirupa dan aktivisme, memori dan identitas. Namun juga tentang pertalian manusia yang terdalam: hubungan ibu dan anak, bapak dan anak, dan persaudaraan perempuan...

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Great literature lights our way and helps us to understand distant worlds; the best books make us part of those worlds - with all their horror, as well as their resplendence and intelligence. That's the kind of literature that Laksmi Pamuntjak writes.

- Jose Eduardo Agualusa, for "Amba/The Question of Red

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LATEST NEWS

NEW PUBLICATIONS

Look out for Kekasih Musim Gugur (Gramedia Pustaka Utama: Jakarta, July 2020), the Indonesian version of FALL BABY. You can pre-order between 25 June and 5 July 2020 from @gramedia.com. In Gramedia stores and Aksara Bookstore starting 6 July 2020

The original English version of Laksmi's latest novel FALL BABY was published by Penguin Random House (SEA) in October 2019 and had its launches in Ubud (Bali), Sydney, Singapore and Jakarta. It is available in Singapore (Kinokuniya Takashimaya, Kinokuniya Plaza Singapura and Books Actually), Jakarta (Kinokuniya Senayan, Aksara Bookstore, select Gramedia stores). Readers in Singapore can also purchase the  e-Book through Amazon Singapore. Readers in SEA including Indonesia can purchase the e-Books through Amazon.com.
http://singapore.penguin.co.in/book/fiction/srikandi-fall-baby/

HERBSTKIND, the German version of the sequel to AMBA/ALLE FARBEN ROT, was published by Ullstein Verlag, in September 2018. It is available in major bookstores in Berlin (Dussman, Marga Scholler Savignyplatz) and in select bookstores in Germany.

The English translation of Laksmi’s second novel, “The Birdwoman’s Palate,” by Tiffany Tsao (US Pub date: 1 February 2018) is now available at Aksara Bookstore in Jakarta, select bookstores in the US, and Amazon.

Laksmi's latest poetry and prose collection, "There Are Tears In Things: Collected Poems and Prose (2001-2016) by Laksmi Pamuntjak" (Publication Date: 3 OCTOBER 2017) is available at Gramedia and Aksara Bookstore outlets in Jakarta, at BooksActually in Singapore, and at Amazon.com

The US version of the English translation of Laksmi Pamuntjak's acclaimed first novel "Amba: The Question of Red," (American release: 12 JULY 2016), is available at Gramedia and Aksara Bookstores in Jakarta, Kinokuniya Singapore, at Booksactually in Singapore, at select bookstores in the UK and in the US, and through Amazon.com 

The German translation of the novel, "Alle Farben Rot" won the LiBeraturpreis in 2016.

The Indian Subcontinent version of "The Question of Red" is available from Speaking Tiger Publishing House in bookstores in the Indian Subcontinent. 

NEW EDITIONS

• Look out for the new edition of Amba: Sebuah Novel with a 2020 brand new cover! Out in Gramedia stores and Aksara Bookstore starting 6 July 2020, along with its sequel, Kekasih Musim Gugur (GPU: Jakarta, July 2020)

• The English translation of Laksmi’s second novel, “The Birdwoman’s Palate,” by Tiffany Tsao (US Pub date: 1 February 2018) is now available at Amazon.

. The Indian version of the English translation of "Amba: The Question of Red" (Publication Date: 17 NOVEMBER 2016) is available from Speaking Tiger in bookstores in the Indian Subcontinent.

• The US version of the English translation of "Amba: The Question of Red" (Publication Date: 12 JULY 2016) is now available at Amazon.com 

• "Amba: The Question of Red," available in German under the title "Alle Farben Rot" (Berlin: Ullstein Verlag, 2015)

• "Amba: The Question of Red," available in Dutch under the title "Amba of De Kleur van Rood" (Amsterdam: Xander Uitgevers, 2015)

CONTACTS

LITERARY AGENT
For "The Question of Red" and "The Birdwoman's Palate":
Kirby Kim
Janklow & Nesbit Associates
285, Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10017
T. (1) 212-421-1700;211

For "Fall Baby":
Jayapriya Vasudevan
Jacaranda Literary Agency
E: jay@jacarandalit.com

FOREIGN RIGHTS AGENT
For "The Question of Red" and "The Birdwoman's Palate":
Cullen Stanley
Cullen Stanley International
T. (1) 917-677-4073
E. cullen@cullenstanleyinternational.com

For "Fall Baby":
Jayapriya Vasudevan
Jacaranda Literary Agency
E: jay@jacarandalit.com

BOOK INQUIRIES
For "The Birdwoman's Palate":
Nicole Dewey (US)
Publicist
M. (1) 929-213-1172
E. nicole@shrevewilliams.com

For "Fall Baby":
Jayapriya Vasudevan
Jacaranda Literary Agency
E: jay@jacarandalit.com

For "Alle Farben Rot" and "Herbstkind":
Antoinette Von Schwarzkopf (Germany)
Ullstein Buchverlage GmbH
Friedrichstrasse 126
D 10117 BERLIN
T. (49) 30-2345-6433

INTERVIEW REQUESTS/LITERARY INVITATIONS/BOOKINGS
Please contact Laksmi's agent Jayapriya Vasudevan at jay@jacarandalit.com and Laksmi's media manager at laksmiwrites@gmail.com (attn. Media Manager)

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