George A. Fowler is a full-time freelance commercial and literary translator of Chinese, Indonesian, Malay, and Tagalog. His published literary translations include Old Town by Lin Zhe (Amazon Crossing, 2011), Sitti Nurbaya by Marah Rusli (The Lontar Foundation, 2009) and Islam, Humanity and the Indonesian Identity: Reflections on History (Debates on Islam and Society) by Ahmad Syafii Maarif (Leiden University Press, 2018). As well as having studied and worked for 30 years in the Asia-Pacific region, he received a B.A. from the University of Toronto (1975) and an M.A. from the University of Washington (2002). George lives in Woodinville, WA.