Dorothea Rosa Herliany


She was born in Magelang (Oct 20, 1963), and currently lives in Magelang

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A poet, teacher, journalist, and publisher. Her poems have been translated and published in Australia, the Netherlands, Germany, South Korea, France, Japan, Vietnam, and the United States. She is the author of ten books of poetry, four collections of short stories, four children’s books, and two collections of local legends. A wife and mother who resides in Magelang (Central Java), she is the recipient of several prestigious awards, including ones from the Jakarta Arts Council (2000), the National Language Center (2003), and the National Ministry of Culture and Tourism (2004). In 2005 she was awarded the Khatulistiwa Literary Award, Indonesia’s best-known literary prize.1

  1. Words Without Borders 


Deviant Disciples
Poetry Collection
62 page(s), Tilted Axis Press
Morphology of Desire
Poetry Collection
146 page(s), Lontar Foundation
Santa Rosa
(Saint Rosa)
Poetry Collection
125 page(s), Indonesiatera

Work(s) in Translation

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Notes about the INDONESIA Special Issue by Kent MacCarter - Cordite Poetry Review (Dec 29, 2012)
Crossing Bloodlines by Deborah Cole - Cordite Poetry Review (Dec 29, 2012)