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    Mario F Lawi

ISBN: 978-623-7150-08-4

Bui Ihi: The Cooling of the Harvest and other Poems

by: Mario F Lawi

Lawi’s poems are a calm and intimate read that indulge in the use of metaphoric descriptions of nature and free flowing verses. This collection evokes his religious upbringing and traditions within his family and community while intertwining a sort of confessional exploration on the role and process of being a poet.

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Lawi’s poems are a calm and intimate read that indulge in the use of metaphoric descriptions of nature and free flowing verses. This collection evokes his religious upbringing and traditions within his family and community while intertwining a sort of confessional exploration on the role and process of being a poet. ISBN: 978-623-7150-08-4
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Page Count: 118 pages
Mario F. Lawi was born in 1991, in Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara. He has published books of poetry and short-stories in which one of his books of poetry, Ekaristi was shortlisted for the 2014 Khatulistiwa prize for poetry and was also chosen as the 2014 book of poetry of the year by Tempo Magazine.
Translator :John H. McGlynn
October 14, 1952
John H. McGlynn, a graduate of the University of Michigan Ann Arbor (1981), lives in Jakarta where, in 1987, he established the Lontar Foundation, the only organization in the world devoted to the publication of Indonesian literature in translation. Through Lontar, he has overseen the publication of close to two hundred books on Indonesian literature and culture. Also through Lontar, he has produced twenty-four films on Indonesian writers and more than thirty films on Indonesian performance traditions. McGlynn is a contributing editor to several literary journals, including Manoa, Words Without Borders, Warscapes, and Cordite Review. He is a member of the Association of Asian Studies (AAS) and the Asia Pacific Writers and Translators Association (APWT) and the as well as a trustee of the American Indonesian Exchange Foundation (AMINEF), which oversees the U.S. government-sponsored Fulbright and Humphrey scholarship programs in Indonesia. He is also supervisor of the Indonesian National Book Committee’s Literary- and Translation-Funding Programs.

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Dimensions 11 x 18 cm