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LONTAR #5

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This fifth issue of LONTAR presents speculative writing from and about Singapore, the Philippines, Malaysia, Cambodia, Indonesia and Thailand.

Inside these pages, you’ll find: an ancient and fatal karmic reunion in Jakarta by award-winner Gord Sellar; the true origin of the Merlion by Singapore Literature Prize winner Amanda Lee Koe; a young man's literal transformation int
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Paperback, Autumn 2015, 112 pages
Published October 2015 by Epigram Books
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Issue number five was released earlier this month, and given my recent forays into Indonesian literature I thought a read and a review of other writers from the Southeast Asian region could be in order, using the publication as a starting point to learning a little more about writers on the fringe and possibly exploring some of their other works in a little more detail at some later stage.

Issue number five contains works by thirteen writers, five short stories, six poets, one nonfiction piece an
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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 a novella, Diary of One Who Disappeared (recipient of a 2013 Creation Grant from Singapore's National Arts Council), and a "greatest hits" fiction collection, Most Excellent and Lamentable: Selected Stories. Epigram Books will publish his first ...more

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