Lily Yulianti Farid

Director

Makassar International Writers Festival

Lily Yulianti Farid is a published author and art event producer. She holds PhD and MA in gender studies (the University of Melbourne). Her published books including Family Room, a short story collection published by Lontar Publisher (2012); Indonesian translation of Anita Roddick’s autobiography Business as Unusual (Gramedia Pustaka Utama, 2013) and the Indonesian editions of Linking People: Connections and encounters between Australians and Indonesians published by Kepustakaan Popular Gramedia (2017). She is the founder/director of Makassar International Writers Festival and co-founder/co-director of Rumata’ Artspace. She won the Faculty of Arts Alumni Award, the University of Melbourne in 2016 and received Alumni Grant Scheme Australia Awards 2017, International Fellowship and International Cultural Collaboration Grant from Asia Centre Japan Foundation (2018) and Indonesia’s National Cultural Award (2018).

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