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    Afrizal Malna

Anxiety Myths by: Afrizal Malna
Sinopsis: In a writing career spanning more than thirty years, Afrizal Malna has published several major collections of poetry and has seen his poems translated into several languages. Afrizal is concerned with questioning language… Read more>>

Author of the Month
Afrizal Malna Born: June 7, 1957 Afrizal Malna (Jakarta, June 7, 1957) writes poetry, essays, short stories and plays. He is known for his unique use of the Indonesian language to portray urban life and for his exploration of the world of objects. He studied at the Driyarkara School of Philosophy in Jakarta but did not graduate. He has published two novels: Lubang dari Separuh Langit (2004) and Kepada Apakah (2014)… Read more>>

 

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    Book Launch BTW Series #2 at MIWF2019
    Luce Scholars Visit Lontar
    Makassar International Writers Festival 2019
    Luce Scholars Visit Lontar

    2019 June Newsletter

    Greetings from the Executive Director At a recent discussion in Jakarta, novelist Ahmad Tohari lamented the poor standard of reading literacy among young Indonesians today. Author of The Dancer (which was published by Lontar as part of its Modern Library of Indonesia series), Tohari focused his attention on the reading habits of… Read more>>  

    2019 June Newsletter

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