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Mery Kolimon

Mery Kolimon was born in SoE, South Central Timor. She wrote the story of her father’s role as a perpetrator in the book Memecah Pembisuan (2011), published in English as Breaking the Silence (Melbourne: Monash ...

Miagina Amal

A writer, translator and editor. She co-wrote Cerita Rakyat Halmahera (2013). Her translations, among others, are Paulo Coelho’s Di Tepi Sungai Piedra Aku Duduk dan Tersedu (1994) and literary works (short stories & poems) in ...

Mikael Johani

Mikael Johani was not born in Rochester, New York, in 1927 and was never educated at Harvard or Columbia universities. He has not written nineteen previous book of poetry. Never has been and never will ...

Mira W

Mira Widjaja (Wong), or Mira W. (b. 13 September 1951), is a highly popular Indonesian author. In spite of her background being from the Peranakan Chinese diaspora community, her work now reaches audiences from the ...

Mochtar Lubis (1922-2004)

One of the greatest literary figures Indonesia has ever produced. His novels have been translated in many languages. Senja di Jakarta, originally published as Twilight in Jakarta in the UK (Hutchinson & Co. 1963) is ...

Mona Sylviana

Mona Sylviana was born in 1972 in Bandung, West Java. After graduating from the Faculty of Communications at the University of Pajajaran she spent a considerable time at the Arts, Literature, Theatre and Film Forum ...

Muhammad Misrad

His ID may no longer list him as a Jakarta resident, but Muhammad ‘Mice’ Misrad still knows where he draws his inspiration. Mice is one of the most popular Indonesian cartoonists, famous for his works ...

Muhidin M. Dahlan

Often fondly called “Gusmuh“, Muhidin M. Dahlan is an author and literature researcher. He is one of the founding fathers of Indonesia Buku Foundation which has been active in the Indonesian literature world since 2006. Since ...

Murizal Hamzah

A writer and a journalist. After graduating from Social and Economic Agriculture at the University of Syiah Kuala Banda Aceh in 2001, he trained in investigative reporting in the US. His recent biography, Jalan Panjang Menuju ...

Murti Bunanta

Murti Bunanta is the author of forty-eight books for children, and the first person to receive a doctorate degree from the University of Indonesia with research in children’s literature for her dissertation. She is the ...