I’m honored to say a few words and read a poem at the book launch of Salleh Ben Joned: Truth, Beauty, Amok and Belonging by Anna Salleh. Featuring the author in conversation with Malachi Edwin Vethamani, as well as special guests: Antares Maitreya, Jack Malik, Kee Thuan Chye, Sabera Shaik, Sharon Chin and Ramli Ibrahim. With music by Hady Afro.


Anna Salleh is delighted to invite you to the official launching of her new book, Salleh Ben Joned – Truth, Beauty, Amok and Belonging!

Find out all about the REAL Salleh Ben Joned in this book, featuring:

  • 240+ colour pages, 170+ images
  • Selected poems and prose
  • Stories about key relationships in Salleh’s literary journey
  • Excerpts from his personal correspondence

Official Book Launch:

📅 Date: 1 December 2023
🕰️ Time: 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
📍 Location: CULT Gallery, 10A, Persiaran Bukit Tunku, Kuala Lumpur
🥐 Light refreshments will be served at the event