Pamela Allen

Authors / ReviewerAuthors / Translator


Teaches Indonesian language and literature at the University of Tasmania, Australia. Her research interests include contemporary Indonesian literature and popular culture, with a particular interest in postcolonial studies, gender issues and minority ethnic voices. Her translations of Indonesian short stories have been published in the Indonesian press and by Lontar. She is the English translator of Ayu Utami’s acclaimed novel Saman. She regularly interprets and translates for the Ubud Writers Festival in Bali.1


  1. InterSastra 

Book Story(s)


Voices from the unheard (Pulang), published in Inside Indonesia (Oct 01, 2013)

Books in Translation(s) / Editing(s)



Work(s) in Translation