Darmanto Jatman


Soedarmanto, popularly known by his name, Darmanto Jatman, was born in Jakarta (Aug 16, 1942), and died in Semarang (Jan 13, 2018)

A poet, writer, humanist, and philosopher. He was an Emeritus Professor at the Faculty of Psychology, Diponegoro University (UNDIP), Semarang. He began writing as a Senior High School student due to his urge to understand theology and philosophy and wrote poems which related to common people before moving on to a wider spectrum of writing. Darmanto published his first collection of poetry in 1975 and since that time has continued to publish many collections of stories.