Prasetyo Utomo, S.

Writer


He was born in Yogyakarta (Jan 07, 1961), and currently lives in Semarang
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He earned his doctoral degree from the Linguistics Department at Universitas Negeri Semarang, the state university in Semarang. His stories have been published in the following newspapers and literary magazines: Horison, Kompas, Suara Pembaruan, Republika, Koran Tempo, Media Indonesia, Jawa Pos, Bisnis Indonesia, Nova, Seputar Indonesia, Suara Karya, Noor, and Esquire. He received the Cultural Award from Indonesia’s Department of Culture and Tourism in 2007 for his short story Cermin Jiwa, and the award of Acarya Sastra in 2015 from Badan Pembinaan dan Pengembangan Bahasa, the center of Indonesian language improvement and development. His short story “Sakri Terangkat ke Langit” was included inSmokol (Makan Pagi, 2008), and “Penyusup Larut Malam” in Pada Suatu Hari (Ada Ibu dan Radian, 2009). The story “Pengunyah Sirih” was published in Dodolitdodolitdodolibret (2010). His novels are Tarian Dua Wajah (Pustaka Alvabet, 2016) and Cermin Jiwa (Pustaka Alvabet, 2017).1


  1. Dalang Publishing 


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