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.
Peluncuran Klub Baca InterSastra, Post, Pasar Santa, 12 November 2016
(Eliza melalui InterSastra mengajak teman-teman untuk membaca bersama dan mendiskusikan karya-karya sastra yang kontroversial atau divonis terlarang.)
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.
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.
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 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.
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.”
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, 30 April 2016
Eliza held a workshop on writing about traumatic experiences at Post, a charming independent bookstore at Pasar Santa, Jakarta.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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
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.
Oslo Launch, 25 September 2015
Launch of From Now On Everything Will Be Different at Eldorado Bookstore.
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.
Bandung Launch, 17 February 2014
Bincang buku Mulai Saat Ini Segalanya Akan Berubah di Universitas Padjadjaran.
Jakarta Launch, 8 February 2014
Peluncuran novel Mulai Saat Ini Segalanya Akan Berubah di kantor Yayasan Obor.