The anti-communist purges of 1965 and 1966 were the subject of debut novels by Indonesian women writers Leila S. Chudori and Laksmi Pamuntjak. Photo: AFP

Four Indonesian women writers talk about finding their voice and pushing boundaries

  • Dewi Lestari, Leila S. Chudori, Laksmi Pamuntjak and Intan Paramaditha have all benefited from a recent growth in interest in women writers
  • They tell us about their inspirations – ghost stories, spirituality, a dark era in recent Indonesian history
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The anti-communist purges of 1965 and 1966 were the subject of debut novels by Indonesian women writers Leila S. Chudori and Laksmi Pamuntjak. Photo: AFP
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