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

Redbrick / All Things Books
Feb 10, 2024

Tempo English / All Things Books
Feb 05, 2024

Inside Indonesia / What Media Says
Jan 23, 2024

Tatengkeng, J.E.

Writer



Jan Engelbert Tatengkeng was an Indonesian poet from the Pujangga Baru era. He was also the fourth Prime Minister of the State of East Indonesia.1

Jan Engelbert Tatengkeng was educated at a Hollandsch-Inlandsche School (HIS, Dutch Native School) in Manganitu, a Christelijk Middagkweekscool (Christian Normal School) in Bandung and a Christian teachers’ college in Surakarta, Central Java, where he learned about Tachtigers, a form of Dutch literature that later influenced most of his work. His best known collection of poems is Rindu Dendam (Longing For Revenge), which contains 32 poems and was first published in 1934. He also published poems in magazines.


  1. Poetry Soup 



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!