"I had all these poems about racial and cultural identity, diaspora and the struggle to belong. The sort of thing I’ve been writing about for a couple of years now. But I’d felt this urge for a while to move beyond that, or to expand on those themes in a different way."
Join us to learn how Indonesia's female writers explore history, religion, feminist and queer issues, religion and political violence, drawing inspiration from local and Western traditions.
Baran Rostamian is a writer and student studying a degree in English Literature and Law and Society. Baran is currently involved in the Inclusion Matters Mentoring Program.
I have been asked many times what it’s like working with Rashida and I tell them two things—that Rashida keeps inviting me over for coffee and baked goods, and that I want to grow up to be her.