Pratiwi Juliani


She was born in Amuntai, South Kalimantan (Oct 26, 1991), and currently lives in Jakarta
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She was born in Amuntai, South Kalimantan province, Indonesia, in 1991. She studied economics, and opened Jules Bookstore, a bookshop and reading room in her hometown. She also collects and distributes books for underprivileged women and children. She began writing in 2017, when she also presented at the Ubud Readers’ and Writers’ Festival. The collection of short stories Performing Dolphins and Other Stories was her first published work, in September 2018. Published by Comma Books and Kepustakaan Populer Gramedia, it was longlisted for Indonesia’s pre-eminent literature award, Kusala Sastra Khatulistiwa, in 2019. She has published two novels, Dear Jane in March 2019 and Debu Dalam Angin (Dust in the Wind) in April 2020, both with Comma Books and KPG.


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