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Marco Kartodikromo (1890-1932)

Known by his pen name Mas Marco, was an Indonesian journalist and writer. Born to a low-ranking priyayi (noble) family in Blora, Dutch East Indies, Kartodikromo’s first employment was with the national railway. Disgusted by the racism shown there, in ...

Maria Dermoût

An Indo novelist, considered one of the greats of Dutch literature and as such an important proponent of Dutch Indies literature. In December 1958 Time magazine praised the translation of Maria Dermoût’s The Ten Thousand ...

Marianne Katoppo

Henriette Marianne Katoppo better known as Marianne Katoppo is an Indonesian literary writer and theologian, as a living portrait of a theologian as the poet of God. Katoppo envisions theology as poetry of God. She ...

Mario Lawi

He started to write poetry at a very young age. He graduated from Christian College of St. Rafael Oepoi-Kupang and is still studying Communication Studies at the Nusa Cendana University. He is a member of ...

Martin Aleida

Martin Aleida was born in Tanjung Balai, North Sumatera in 1943. He spent 40 years of his life in Jakarta as a journalist, short stories author, and novelist. Aleida, who studied Linguistics at Gergetown University, ...

Mashuri

A novelist and poet with a special interest in religious issues. He is currently the head of the literary committee of the East Java Arts Council. His debut novel, Hubbu, won first prize in the ...

Maya Lestari GF

An author and founder of Padang Homeschooling Community.

Melani Budianta

Melani Budianta, is Indonesia’s well-known literary critic, especially in gender, cultural, and postcolonial studies. She earned her Ph.D. degree of English Literature at Cornell University USA in 1992. Budianta has published a number of scientific ...

Merari Siregar (1896-1941)

He completed his studies at a Kweekschool and in 1923 received a diploma as Handelscorrespondent Bond ‘Federal Trade Correspondent’ in Jakarta. He taught in Medan, North Sumatra, and then worked in a public hospital in Jakarta, after that he ...