Words From a Bullet: Disappeared Poet’s Daughter Digs Deep Into Family Memory for New Poetry Book

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About Fitri Nganthi Wani,
Written by Dhania Putri Sarahtika, and was originally published in The Jakarta Globe,
Jun 11, 2018


Poet Fitri Nganthi Wani, the daughter of Indonesia’s disappeared poet Wiji Thukul, has released a new poetry collection titled “Kau Berhasil Jadi Peluru” (“You Have Become a Bullet”), launched on Friday (08/06) at Yogyakarta’s Jogja Village Inn. The title of the book is a reference to her father’s legendary poetry collection “Aku Ingin Jadi Peluru” (“I Want to Be a Bullet”) released in 2000. Fitri’s new book contains 52 poems written from 2010 to 2018.

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