/ Novel baru Faisal Tehrani kupas isu LGBT

27 November 2017

PENULIS prolifik, Faisal Tehrani muncul dengan novel terbarunya yang mengangkat kisah seorang profesor feminis yang lesbian yang berjuang menyebarkan kesedaran mengenai hak lesbian, gay, biseksual dan transgender (LGBT) dalam masyarakat Melayu. Novel bertajuk Profesor itu diterbitkan oleh Fixi dan dilancarkan pada Festival Sastera George Town di Pulau Pinang, semalam.


/ Faisal Tehrani tackles gay issues in new book

27 November 2017

CONTROVERSIAL writer Faisal Tehrani is back with a new book, Profesor, which is about a lesbian feminist professor trying to fight for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights among the Malays.


/ Of heroes and monsters at the George Town Literary Festival

26 November 2017

IT’S not often that one gets a first-hand experience of monsters and immortals bursting from the literary world, but this year's George Town Literary Festival (GTLF), themed “Monsters and (Im)mortals”, brought to life these enchanted beings via 55 events over three days from November 24 to 26.


/ 林冠英:槟文学界不断壮大 提供自由空间是主因

25 November 2017

(槟城25日讯)槟首长林冠英说,槟州文学界能不断壮大,是因为槟州有自由的因素,自由让人才得以展现专长。


/ Catching up with the George Town Literary Festival director

20 November 2017

BERNICE Chauly is no stranger to the literary scene, both local and international. A highly acclaimed Malaysian writer, poet, educator, actor, photographer, and filmmaker, she has also much experience in the literary industry. This year, the festival director of the George Town Literary Festival (GTLF) has two co-curators assisting her and a production team to handle the logistics...


/ George Town Literary Festival 2017: Of monsters and (im)mortals

19 November 2017

Over the years, the themes of the George Town Literary Festival (GTLF) have tended to “resonate with the state of the world”, as festival director Bernice Chauly puts it. This year’s theme for the Nov 24 to 26 event is “Monsters & (Im)Mortals” that Chauly links to “a world ruled by demagogues” – Donald Trump and Rodrigo Duterte come easily to mind, making the theme...


/ Icelandic Authors Travel the World to Promote Their Books

11 November 2017

Nearly twenty Icelandic authors will take part in book fairs and other related events, taking place around the world this month. The countries in question include France, Siberia, Slovenia, Brazil, Malaysia and Germany. This will be organised by the Icelandic Literature Center, which has the role of raising awareness of Icelandic literature abroad.


/ In homecoming, Cheras-born author Felicia Yap reminisces about old friends, new readers

2 November 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 2 ― Felicia Yap is thrilled to be home. Now based in London, the Cheras-born scientist-turned-thriller novelist is taking a one-month break from her hectic schedule following the success of her much anticipated debut, Yesterday.


/ A time of monsters, mortals and immortals at George Town Literary Festival 2017

29 October 2017

COME November 24 to 26, the charming heritage enclave of George Town, Penang is set to take on a dark and twisted turn with the return of the seventh edition of the George Town Literary Festival, or GTLF.


/ In upcoming novel, banned author tells the story of a Malay lesbian

20 October 2017

PETALING JAYA: With seven of his works banned by the Malaysian government by invoking the standard threat to “national security”, Faisal Tehrani is not so sure about his upcoming novel which tackles lesbianism, a taboo subject which has occassionally earned the wrath of official preachers.