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Tjak S. Parlan


Tjak S. Parlan was born in Banyuwangi, East Java on 10 November 1975. He writes short stories, essays, reviews, travel features, and novels. His published works include the short story collections Kota yang Berumur Panjang (Basabasi, 2017) and Sebuah Rumah di Bawah Menara (Rua Aksara, 2020); the travel book, Berlabuh di Bumi Sikerei (Badan Pengembangan Bahasa dan Perbukuan, 2019); and the poetry collection Cinta Tak Pernah Fanatik (Rua Aksara, 2021).


Cinta Tak Pernah Fanatik was included in the 21st edition of the Sastra Khatulistiwa’s Top Ten—an annual award for literary works in Indonesia. Apart from writing, Tjak S. Parlan engages in book design and print journalism (newspapers, magazines, bulletins, journals, and zines). He is also an active member of Komunitas Akarpohon Mataram—a literary community in Mataram in Nusa Tenggara Barat province. He currently resides in Ampenan, Mataram.

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