Monday, June 05, 2006

The Poet and the Bubur Ayam

Indonesian author, Laksmi Pamuntjak, will be at Silverfish Books this Saturday to read from her poetry and short stories.

Lakshmi is an acclaimed journalist and food writer. Her book of poetry, Ellipsis, was chosen as one of the Books of the Year 2005 by The Herald, UK and her book of short fiction The Diary of RS: Musings on Art was published in April.

Sample her writing here ... and please do scroll down and read the little story about the lovers and the bubur ayam - it's a gem!

The event kicks off at 6.30p.m. at Silverfish Books, 67-1 Jalan Telawi 3, Bangsar Baru. Admission is free and all are welcome but please give Phek Chin/Vasantha a call at 03-22844837 to book a place.


lil ms d said...

wont be here sharon. ahve to find bidan/makcik urut for kid sis and my new niece! to all of you - have fun this saturday!

(i'm not married or even have a kid and i'm bleary eyed already. tea-lily can YELL)

Sufian said...

Didn't like her translation of Goenawan's poetry. But she's hot.