Welcome to the 1st Linguistics, Literature, Culture, Arts International Seminar (LITERATES) 2022. LITERATES is a biennial international seminar organized by Faculty of Foreign Languages, Universitas Mahasaraswati Denpasar. LITERATES 2022 aims to disseminate and promote the best practice and innovation in linguistics, literature, culture, and arts. It is designed to accommodate the academic discussion among students, teachers, and also researchers. The updated research findings and information were shared and contributed to enrich the academic resources through this international seminar.