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This article mentions Achdiat K Mihardja Ayu Utami Pramoedya Ananta Toer (1925-2006) Putu Oka Sukanta Putu Wijaya Seno Gumira Ajidarma W. S. Rendra
and was originally published in UWRF Latest News.
May 07, 2017


I began translating in my Honours year at ANU (1976), when I was asked by the Indonesian author Achdiat K. Mihardja, who was also an academic at ANU, if I would be interested in translating his novel Debu Cinta Bertebaran. It was a project that took me well beyond my Honours year and it wasn’t published until many years later, by the Australia Indonesia Association in Canberra. I discovered that I loved the process of translating. It provided an outlet for my creative instincts.

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