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JLF Adelaide

From the producer of the iconic Jaipur Literature Festival comes the annual transnational celebration of cultural connections and new perspectives.

This year JLF Adelaide invites you to take a ride around Asia with some of the region’s most celebrated writers, thinkers and performers, in an event that combines talks, panels, and readings with music and performances. Join us for conversations about myth, privilege, history, violence, gender, hope, and peculiar places.

This is an event not to be missed.

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Receive priority entry to all talks with premium seating, a special-edition welcome pack and an invitation to an exclusive event with writers and producers. Buy a ticket now – limited number available!


Advocate Pass holders receive all the benefits of a Delegate Pass plus a ticket to two of the following OzAsia Festival performances:
– Outwitting the Devil by Akram Khan
– Since Ali Died by Omar Musa
– My Home at the Intersection by Abhishek Thapar


Jessica Alice (AUS) Dr Katherine Tamiko Arguile (AUS) Tony Birch (AUS) Shameem Black (AUS) Jack Buckskin (AUS) Mridula Nath Chakraborty (AUS) Melanie Cheng (AUS) Rebekah Clarkson (AUS) Claire G. Coleman (AUS) James Crabtree (UK/SGP) William Dalrymple (UK/IND) Robert Dessaix (AUS) Frank Dikötter (NLD) DOBBY (AUS) Sonia Feldhoff (AUS) Richard Fidler (AUS) Lok Fung (HKG) Namita Gokhale (IND) Roanna Gonsalves (IND/AUS) Billy Griffiths (AUS) Dominic Guerrera (AUS) Matthew Hooton (AUS) Paulo Lemos Horta (UAE) Felice Jacka (AUS) Darryl Jones (AUS) Nicolas Jose (AUS) Tony Joseph (IND) Hannah Kent (AUS) Sheng Keyi (CHN) Malcolm Knox (AUS) Manisha Koirala (IND) Christopher Kremmer (AUS) Michelle De Krester (AUS) Laura Kroetsch (AUS) Jono Lineen (AUS) David Malouf (AUS) Wu Ming-Yi (TWN) Alena Murang (MYS) Omar Musa (AUS) Intan Paramaditha (IDN) David Pollock (AUS) Victoria Purman (AUS) Sanjoy K. Roy (IND) Omar Sakr (AUS) Ahronglong Sakinu (TWN) Melizarani T. Selva (MYS) Damien Shen (AUS) Ranjana Srivastava (AUS) Arundhati Subramaniam (IND) Baiyi Sun (TWN) Ben Stubbs (AUS) Abhishek Thapar (IND/NLD) Shashi Tharoor (IND) Jared Thomas (AUS) Peter Verghese (AUS) Rebecca Wessels (AUS) Karen Wyld (AUS) A Yi (CHN) Huo Yan (CHN) Paul Zacharia (IND)

Festival Directors: William Dalrymple and Namita Gokhale
Festival Producer: Sanjoy K. Roy
Produced by: Teamwork Arts
Advisor: Laura Kroetsch


Event details

Venue: Adelaide Festival Centre, King William Street, Adelaide SA 5000
Bookings: https://www.ozasiafestival.com.au/events/jlf-in-adelaide/


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