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Floating Dreams in the Sea

Speaker: Syaman Rapongan - Taiwan's Ocean Literature Writer

Syaman Rapongan, a Taiwanese writer writing about ocean, Austronesian peoples, and islands in the world. Rapongan is going to share his views rooted in the tribal village, island culture and the ocean.

Rapongan was born in Lanyu (Orchid Island), an island city located in the southeastern coast of Taiwan. His works underscore the shared history of the Pacific indigenous peoples and their complex historical relationships to the waters and to the cosmic beings surrounding them. He is one of the most well-known writers of ocean in Taiwan.

© Syaman Rapongan

Author event at the fair


Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1
60327 Frankfurt am Main

Taipei Book Fair Foundation
The event is free of charge


Speaker Syaman Rapongan

Moderator Claudia Kaiser

Frankfurt Buchmesse