DescriptionThis ninth issue of LONTAR presents speculative writing from and about Vietnam, Brunei, Singapore, the Philippines and Indonesia.
Inside these pages, youâll find: treachery and exploitation in colonial Indochina by Aliette de Bodard; the rediscovery of statuary gods by Victor Fernando R. Ocampo; communicable scarification during Lunar New Year by Philip Holden; volcanic dragons in post-apocalyptic Indonesia by Sean Jones; a simian revolution in Brunei by KH Lim; and speculative poetry by Mariel Annarose Nicole Alonzo, Melvin Chen, Russ Hoe, DA Xiaolin Spires, Inez Tan and Lakan Umali.
Also included is a special supplement: the continuing seralisation of Dean Francis Alfarâs brilliant novel Salamanca, winner of the Palanca Award Grand Prize for the Novel and the Gintong Aklat Award for Literature.
LONTAR is the worldâs only biannual literary journal focusing on Southeast Asian speculative fiction. Our many contributors have won major literary awards in Singapore, the USA, UK, Taiwan, Japan and the Philippines. ISBN:9789814785266