Guntur Alam

Writer


He was born in Tanah Abang, Muara Enim (Nov 20, 1986), and currently lives in Bekasi
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Guntur Alam was born in Tanah Abang, Muara Enim, South-Sumatra, in November 20th, 1986 and has acquainted with the world of literature through short stories since. Dozens of his writings have been published in local and national newspapers throughout Indonesia.

Some of Guntur Alam’s works have received literature awards:
=> 1st placeat People’s Story Writing Competition (Muara Enim Distric in 2003),
=> 2nd place for short story writing competition (Ministry of Youth and Sport Republic of Indonesia in 2011)
=> Nominee for favorite short story writer at Kompas’s choice award in 2011, etc.

He was also one of 15 Indonesian authors who pass the selection to participate in Ubud Writers and Readers Festival 2012. Beside writing short stories, Guntur also writes teen novels: Jomblo – CenatCenut.Com (published by Media Pressindo, Jogjakarta in 2011), and 2 of his upcoming novels, Heaven’s You: Tentang Kita, Tentang Cinta, and Benci itu Cinta.1


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Book(s)


  “Anak ini Mau Mengencingi Jakarta?”
("This Kid Wants to Urinate all over Jakarta?”)
Anthology
222 page(s), Penerbit Buku Kompas
  Magi Perempuan dan Malam Kunang-Kunang
Collection of Short Stories
176 page(s), Gramedia Pustaka Utama
  Di Tubuh Tarra, dalam Rahim Pohon: Cerpen Pilihan KOMPAS 2014
Anthology
220 page(s), Penerbit Buku Kompas
  Klub Solidaritas Suami Hilang: Cerpen Pilihan Kompas 2013
Collection of Short Stories
248 page(s), Penerbit Buku Kompas
  Dari Salawat Dedaunan sampai Kunang-kunang di Langit Jakarta: 20 Tahun Cerpen Pilihan KOMPAS
Collection of Short Stories
214 page(s), Penerbit Buku Kompas


Work(s) in Translation




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Celebrating Indonesia’s literary fiction tradition (Jun 02, 2016)