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Hasif Amini

Contributor

Hasif Amini

Although Hasif Amini studied economics at the University of Indonesia, his interest in literature led him to change course and become a freelance translator, essayist, and editor. He served as literary curator at the Utan Kayu Arts Community, later the Salihara Arts Community. He is also editor of the Indonesian domain of Poetry International (www.poetryinternational.org) and guest editor of the poetry column in the newspaper Kompas. Amini has translated the selected fiction of Jorge Luis Borges in a book entitled Labirin Impian (1999). In the years before that, he also edited a collection of short stories, Para Pembohong (1996), and was co-translator and co-editor for the poetry collection The Poets’ Chant (1995).

Articles by Hasif Amini

Story
By Hasif Amini
In the fading night sky there are points of light, countless in number, vast in distance—who knows their size, their age? Yet, at one time, people drew imaginary lines between those stars and imagined…
Translated from Indonesian by Marjie Suanda
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