George Town Literary Festival 2013

When: Fri, November 29, 11am – Sun, December 1, 10pm, 2013
Where: Lebuh Victoria, Penang, Malaysia
Admission: Free
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The third George Town Literary Festival 2013 is back this year with the theme The Ties That Bind and brings together the best of Malaysian writing with distinct international voices. Headlining the festival this year are:
  • Cartoonist Datuk Mohammad Nor Khalid or Lat (Kampung Boy, Town Boy)
  • Author Tash Aw (Five Star Billionaire, The Harmony Silk Factory)
  • Writer Chiew-Siah Tei (Little Hut of Leaping Fishes)
  • Stay-At-Home Mom Shamini Flint (Inspector Singh)
  • Playwright Huzir Sulaiman (The Weight of Silk on Skin, Atomic Jaya)
  • Poet Cecil Rajendra (The Animal and Insect Act)
  • Orang Asli writer Mahat Akiya (Perang Sangkil, Tuntut)