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Ayu Utami, Nirwan Dewanto win Khatulistiwa literary prize

  • Ary Hermawan and Matheos Messakh

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Sat, November 15 2008 | 11:03 am

PREMIUM Author Ayu Utami was announced the winner of the Khatulistiwa Literary Award 2008 late Thursday for her novel Bilangan Fu (Fu Number), a criticism of modernism, militarism and monotheism. Ayu, who has slammed the award as a "literary competition without literary criticism", was represented at the event at Plaza Senayan, Central Jakarta, by her publisher, Kepustakaan Populer Gramedia. "I am h...