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Andre Vltchek is a novelist, filmmaker, investigative journalist, poet, playwright, and photographer. Andre has covered dozens of war zones and conflicts from Bosnia and Peru to Sri Lanka, DR Congo and Timor Leste. He is the author of a novel Nalezeny, published in Czech. Point of No Return is his major work of fiction written in English and translated and published in French by Yago. Other works include a book of political nonfiction Western Terror: From Potosi to Baghdad (translated into Turkish and published by Bilim + Gonul). Pluto publishing house in London recently published his provocative and critical book on Indonesia: Archipelago of Fear. Together with Rossie Indira, he is responsible for a book of conversations with the foremost Southeast Asian writer Pramoedya Ananta Toer, Exile (translated into Korean, Spanish and Bahasa Indonesia). Non-fiction book Oceania (published by Expathos) is a result of his five years work in Micronesia, Polynesia and Melanesia and a damning attack against neo-colonialism in the Pacific. The plays Ghosts of Valparaiso and Conversations with James were translated into several languages including Spanish. He has collaborated with UNESCO in Vietnam, Africa and Oceania through various publications including fiction books The Story of Ann and The Story of Moana. Presently he is finishing writing his monumental political novel Winter Journey. He is a Senior Fellow at The Oakland Institute. He writes and photographs for several publications worldwide, corporate and progressive, including CounterPunch, Z Magazine, Newsweek, Asia Times, People's Daily, China Daily, Irish Times, A2 and Asia-Pacific Journal (Japan Focus). He produced the feature length documentary film about the Indonesian massacres in 1965 'Terlena – Breaking of The Nation', as well as the film on the biggest refugee camp in the world Dadaab 'One Flew Over Dadaab'. His feature documentary film 'Rwandan Gambit' is reversing the official narrative on 1994, exposing Rwandan and Ugandan plunder of DR Congo on behalf of Western imperialism. His Japanese crew recently filmed his lengthy debate with Noam Chomsky on the state of the world which is presently being made into a film and a book. He is working on several new documentaries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. He frequently speaks at major universities, including Columbia, Cornell, Oxford, Cambridge, Sydney, Hong Kong, Auckland and Melbourne. Cofounder and Coeditor of Mainstay Press and Liberation Lit, he presently lives in Asia and Africa. He can be contacted via his website or his twitter.