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H.B. Jassin (1917-2000)

Hans Bague Jassin, better known as HB Jassin, was a literary critic, documentarian, and professor. Born in Gorontalo to a bibliophilic petroleum company employee, Jassin began reading while still in elementary school, later writing published reviews before finishing ...

Hamsad Rangkuti

Hasyim (“Hamsad”) Rangkuti was born in Titikuning, Medan, North Sumatra, on 7th May 1943, and raised in Kisaran, Asahan, about 200 kilometers to the south. His father was a night watchman and Koranic chanting master; ...

Hanif Sulthoni

A Young Writer and Journalist. In 2013, Hanif released his first Children’s Book entitled “My Amazing Adventure”. Hanif described the book as a story about every kid’s dream. It was well received and making him as ...

Hanna Rambe

A writer and journalist and was educated largely in Jakarta. In the mid-1960s, she entered the Literature Department at the University of Indonesia where she enrolled in the English language division, but she did not ...

Hanny Kusumawati

An independent communications consultant, a published writer, and a photographer. She’s the co-founder of the award-winning social movement, Coin a Chance!, a photography service Sunday & Sunflowers, and a writing retreat program The Traveling Words. ...

Hasan Aspahani

A journalist and a poet with several books of poetry. Orgasmaya (Yayasan Sagang, 2007), Telimpuh (Koekoesan,2009), Luka Mata (Koekoesan, 2010), A Man who was Loved by An Angel (Kiblat, 2011), and a billingual book of ...

Hasif Amini

Essayist, translator, and editor, Hasif Amini studied economics at the University of Indonesia, but his interest in literature lured him to change course and become a freelance translator and editor instead. He served as literary ...

Helvy Tiana Rosa

Widely recognized for her works in Indonesian literary and for her relentless efforts to encourage people, especially the young, poor and women, to write and publish their own works. She is a beloved writer and ...