Home | What's New Headlines | Writer Spotlights | Book Chronicles | Translations | Story Directory Writers | Contributing Authors | Books | Publishers | News Sources
If you are a writer yourself, help us grow the database? Get listed! — A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z

Jakarta Post / All Things Books
May 24, 2024

Jakarta Post / As Seen On
May 21, 2024

Foreign Affairs / What Media Says
May 17, 2024

Electric Literature / All Things Books
May 16, 2024

from Quieter Than a Whisper

Works in Translation / Excerpt

Andina Dwifatma, translated by Jessica Jemalem Ginting
Published as a part of Asymptote Journal – July 2023, Jul 01, 2023

First published in Lebih Senyap dari Bisikan

At last, I am writing to you once more. There’s been a big problem, a real consequence of Saliman’s actions. If Baron had never met him, our family might still be intact right now. But I’ll tell you more about this story later.

You were quite aware that Baron and I were trying to have a child. Last September was our eighth wedding anniversary and for the past three years we’ve gone to extreme lengths to try to conceive. I was obsessively tracking my fertility windows. I turned down Baron whenever he tried to initiate sex outside of these allocated days, paranoid that his sperm would meet my unfertilized eggs. What if those itty-bitty sperms ended up being candidates for our baby-to-be? I was like a foreman arranging shifts for my workers and organized our sex lives with utter precision.

Read the full story here.

About Us

Ready to dive into the magic of our writer's directory? It's not just a cool space for writers to connect; it's like the ultimate toolkit for event hosts, lit organizers, artsy souls, librarians, book nerds, and everyone curious about Indonesian writers. Think of it as the cozy HOME for INDONESIAN WRITERS, where we're on a mission to smash those pesky language barriers holding back Indonesian books and lit from taking over the world. Read more!

Got burning questions, awesome comments, juicy articles, or just some cool info to drop? We're all ears! Shoot us an email, give us a shout on X, Facebook, or Instagram, or hit us up using the contact form. Let's make this a conversation!