15192591_10211101888687678_4799955401764124583_n Asia Pacific Writers & Translators Summit 2016, Guangzhou, China, 25-26 November

Eliza spoke at the panels “Young Adult Fiction” and “Indonesian Literatures”, and read an excerpt of her work.

14474439_332334867139038_1907788661445885952_n Peluncuran Klub Baca InterSastra, Post, Pasar Santa, 12 November 2016

To launch InterSastra’s #Defiant_Voices series and book club, Eliza invited readers to come together, read, and discuss controversial or banned works.

(Eliza melalui InterSastra  mengajak teman-teman untuk membaca bersama dan mendiskusikan karya-karya sastra yang kontroversial atau divonis terlarang.)

15181688_398923320498247_3673284684452097271_n Kursus Singkat Penulisan Fiksi Urban, Program Pendidikan Sepanjang Hayat, Fakultas Ilmu Budaya Universitas Indonesia, 7 Oktober – 25 November 2016

Kursus ini menghadirkan A.S. Laksana, Eliza Vitri Handayani, dan Margareta Astaman sebagai fasilitator, melatih para peserta yang berasal dari berbagai kalangan dan profesi untuk terjun ke dalam dunia penulisan fiksi tentang kehidupan urban, dan mengemas isu-isu khas urban seperti gejolak politik, benturan antargolongan dalam masyarakat, krisis identitas, dan gaya hidup anak muda perkotaan. Semua dibahas dengan segar, kritis, dan kreatif.

img_8592 Australia Tour 2016: Melbourne, Sydney, and Adelaide

26 August-17 September 2016 Eliza had the opportunity to tour Melbourne, Sydney, and Adelaide to promote her novel From Now On Everything Will Be Different.

img_7972 Melbourne Writers Festival, 26 August-3 September 2016

At MWF 2016 Eliza spoke at the panels Muslim Feminism, Protest & Rebellion, and Writers Across Borders. She was also one of the surprise guests at Dumbo Feather’s Caravan Conversation.

Ducts reading Ducts Summer 2016 Issue Launch Party, New York City, 11 June 2016

Featured writers include Nina d’Alessandro, Eliza Vitri Handayani, Elizabeth Hazen, Jenine Holmes, Lisa Kirchner, Stephen Massimilla, James Polchin, Ron Singer, and Dean Wrzeszcz.

miwf-img_4820 Makassar International Writers Festival, 18-21 May 2016

At the Makassar International Writers Festival, Eliza launched and discussed her novel From Now On Everything Will Be Different, and chaired the panels “In Translation We Believe”, “Conflict and Disasters in the Writer’s Eyes”, and “Writing the Urban Life in Malaysia, Singapore, and Indonesia.”

Wordstorm 8 Paz Tassone Northern Territories Writers Festival, 5-8 May 2016

At the Northern Territory Writers Festival, Darwin, Australia, Eliza read an excerpt from a new work-in-progress, and talked in the panels “A Focus on New Indonesian Literature” and “Family Recipe”.

menulis-tentang-trauma Menulis tentang Trauma, 30 April 2016

Eliza held a workshop on writing about traumatic experiences at Post, a charming independent bookstore at Pasar Santa, Jakarta.

*wrice by david carlin WrICE, China and Australia, April and Aug-Sep 2016

Eliza participated in WrICE, a residency and fellowship program of cultural immersion and exchange, run by the non/fictionLab at RMIT University.

UI IMG_3957 University of Indonesia, 21 March 2016

At the invitation of Professor Melani Budianta, Eliza Vitri Handayani spoke to creative writing students at the University of Indonesia.

10513365_10154047644907682_1781994921478960426_n Festival Tubuhku Otoritasku, 11 March 2016

At the launch of Tika & the Dissidents’ new album Merah, which aims to reclaim women’s authority over their own bodies, Eliza read an excerpt from a short story.

Jakarta book launch 4 Jakarta Launch, 24 February 2016

Launch of From Now On Everything Will Be Different. Dramatic reading by Kartika Jahja & Dinda Kanyadewi. Discussion with Olin Monteiro & Jewel Topsfield. MC: Sakdiyah Ma’ruf.

with sofie Ubud Writers & Readers Festival, Bali, 29 October-1 December 2015

Launch of From Now On Everything Will Be Different, 31 October, introduced by Sofie Laguna, this year’s winner of the Miles Franklin Literary Award. NOTE: EVENT CANCELED.

manila launch Asia Pacific Writers & Translators Summit, 22-24 October 2015

Launch of From Now On Everything Will Be Different by Eliza Vitri Handayani, Eat First, Talk Later by Beth Yahp, and the Abyssinian Contortionist by David Carlin at the Asia Pacific Writers & Translators Summit, 23 October 2015

photo 1 frankfurt Frankfurt Book Fair, 14-18 October 2015

Launch of From Now On Everything Will Be Different at the Frankfurt Book Fair, part of Indonesia’s showcase as the festival’s Guest of Honour, 17 October.

IMG_0549 Oslo Launch, 25 September 2015

Launch of From Now On Everything Will Be Different at Eldorado Bookstore.

IMG_0166 Beijing Launch, 4 September 2015

Launches of Hong Ying’s I Too Am Salammbo and Eliza Vitri Handayani’s From Now On Everything Will Be Different.

IMG_5369 Bandung Launch, 17 February 2014

Bincang buku Mulai Saat Ini Segalanya Akan Berubah di Universitas Padjadjaran.

IMAG0225 Jakarta Launch, 8 February 2014

Peluncuran novel Mulai Saat Ini Segalanya Akan Berubah di kantor Yayasan Obor.

ReachingtheWorld2013poster Asia Pacific Writers & Translators Summit 2012 & 2013