The 15th Kusala Sastra Khatulistiwa Shortlists Revealed

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November 7, 2015 — Valent Mustamin


Shortlists for The 15th Kusala Sastra Khatulistiwa went public today, halving the number to just 10 nominees.

Book titles—in alphabetical order—nominated are:

Prose

Anak-Anak Masa Lalu, by Damhuri Muhammad
Aruna dan Lidahnya, by Laksmi Pamuntjak
Hujan Bulan Juni, by Sapardi Djoko Damono
Isinga: Roman Papua, by Dorothea Rosa Herliany
Perempuan Patah Hati yang Kembali Menemukan Cinta Melalui Mimpi, by Eka Kurniawan

Poetry

Berlin Proposal, by Afrizal Malna
Dalam Lipatan Kain, by Esha Tegar Putra
Kematian Kecil Kartosoewirja: Sehimpun Puisi, by Triyanto Triwikromo
Melihat Api Bekerja, by Aan Mansyur
Surat Kopi, by Joko Pinurbo

The winners of all award categories will be announced at a special ceremony at the Atrium of Plasa Senayan on Thursday 14 January 2016. Follow Richard Oh‘s timeline for more information.

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