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This third issue of LONTAR presents speculative writing from and about Singapore, the Philippines, Cambodia and Taiwan.

Inside these pages, you’ll find: the evocation of an alternate ancient Cambodia from multiple award-winner Geoff Ryman; an investigative automotive revenge tale from Palanca Grand Prize winner Dean Francis Alfar; the mystery of magically appearing furnitur
Paperback, Autumn 2014, 128 pages
Published November 2014 by Epigram Books
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Such a captivating read -- however, there is a mixed bag in there. You'll get literary and then you'll get the sensational adventure. ...more
Sara J. (kefuwa)
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So this is LONTAR #3 which is a South-East-Asian journal of speculative fiction & poetry. There a total of 10 of these available out there at this moment (I think 10 was the last issue) & they feature speculative fiction based in South East Asia. I finished issues 1 and 2 last year and I guess will go on to issue 4 after this. Plan to get all issues in ebook form eventually!
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Jason Erik Lundberg was born in Brooklyn, New York, grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina, and has lived in Singapore since 2007. His latest publications are his first novel (and 25th book), A Fickle and Restless Weapon (2020), a related novella, Diary of One Who Disappeared (2019, recipient of a 2013 Creation Grant from Singapore's National Arts Council), and a "greatest hits" short fiction collecti ...more

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