A Literary Festival Celebrating Cosmopolitan Confluence

By Regina Hoo

November 2021 FEATURE
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Lee Chwi Lynn with Tina Makereti.
Mikro-cosmos, an enduring connection forged through language, literature, words and ideas, informs the theme for the George Town Literary Festival this year, happening from November 25-28.“Steeped as we were in our states of disconnection and isolation for the past two years, it has reinvigorated the desire for a deeper human connection through literature that is cosmopolitan, but also unique to the Southeast Asian region and Malaysia in particular. This is what the Festival seeks to highlight this year,” says festival...

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Regina Hoo

is the deputy editor of Penang Monthly.