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Subagio Sastrowardoyo Died

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July 18, 2018 — by IDWRITERS

Last updated on July 18, 2018 at 7:33 am

Subagio Sastrowardoyo, a poet, short-story writer, essayist and literary critic, died #onthisday in 1995 at 71. For many years, he was a director of Balai Pustaka, a publishing firm in Indonesia, as well as a senior lecturer at Salisbury College of Advanced Education and Flinders University in Adelaide, South Australia. In 1987, Subagio Sastrowardoyo, together with Goenawan Mohamad, Sapardi Djoko Damono, Umar Kayam, and John H. McGlynn, established the Lontar Foundation, a non-profit organization with the primary aim of promoting Indonesian literature and culture through the translation of Indonesian literary works.

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