The Singapore Fulbright Organization has invited Ahmad Fuadi, an Indonesian Fulbrighter to meet with the Singapore alumni while he is in town for the Singapore Writers’ Festival. We have asked him to share a little about his work and what being a Fulbrighter in Indonesia means.
The details are as follows:
Room 5.1 School of Business, SMU
2 Nov 2012 at 8 pm
A Fulbright scholar and former reporter for Voice of America, Indonesian writer Ahmad Fuadi parlayed his formative years at an Islamic boarding school into his celebrated first novel,Negeri 5 Menara, which sold more than 100,000 copies in the first year of its release. Translated into English, The Land of Five Towers, the award-winning novel has also been adapted into a feature film. Ahmad is currently busy writing, speaking at home and abroad, and building a social foundation – Komunitas Menara – to aid in the education of the underprivileged.
Members who are interested can rsvp to firstname.lastname@example.org, by 23 Oct 2012.