Books (English)

17.000 Islands of Imagination, A Bilingual Anthology of Indonesian Writing (2015 UWRF Anthology)


2015 UWRF Anthology: Penned by selected Indonesian emerging writers, this bilingual anthology is juxtaposition of revealing narratives on the archipelago’s diverse voices and perspective.

27 Days of Heartbreak


Because falling out of love happens when you stop making efforts.

A is for Activist


This bestselling ABC book is written and illustrated for the next generation of progressives: families who want their kids to grow up in a space that is unapologetic about activism, environmental justice, civil rights, LGBTQ ...

A Shooting Star & Other Stories

Collection of Short Stories

A Shooting Star & Other Stories: A trilingual edition in English, German and Indonesian. History fascinates in the hands of Iksaka Banu. The stories in this collection feature well-crafted characters acting at key moments in ...

All That Is Gone

Pramoedya Ananta Toer’s transcendent novels have become part of the world literary canon, but it is his short fiction that originally made him famous. The first full-size collection of his short stories to appear in ...

All the World’s a Stage


There’s no absolut right or wrong in a man’s world. Man cheated each other. There’s no love, only lust. Dream and fantasy are parts of everyday’s reality. All the World’s a Stage explores many faces ...

And the War Is Over

The final days of World War II serve as the backdrop for this novel by Ismail Marahimin. Fighting has not reached the small Sumatran village of Taratakbuluh, but the quiet, tradition-bound way of life in ...

Anggadi Tupa: Harvesting the Storm


The first-ever novel by a Papuan author, this story of generosity, greed, and resilience follows the friendship of Andevavait, a tide-pool blenny; Bohurai, a greedy toad-fish; and Anggereai, an observant striped-crab, as they adventure amongst ...

Anthology of Mildly Erotic Verse

Eroticism isn’t just about sex: it’s about all the things around sex as well. Things like anticipation, desire, intimacy and romance. It can be visceral and beautiful, hilarious and alarming, and each person’s understanding of ...

Anthology of Motherhood

Poetry Collection

The Emma Press Anthology of Motherhood is a beautiful collection of poems about motherhood. Thirty-two poets from around the world consider motherhood from a variety of perspectives, writing sensitively as and about children and mothers, ...