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M Aan Mansyur

Portrait of writer M Aan Mansyur

M Aan Mansyur

M Aan Mansyur works as a community librarian at Katakerja, a social and creative space in Makassar, and is the program curator for the Makassar International Writers Festival. He is the author of several volumes of poetry and prose, and his collection Tidak Ada New York Hari Ini (There Is No New York Today) became a national bestseller, selling more than 100,000 copies in less than six months. You can follow him on twitter @hurufkecil.

Articles by M Aan Mansyur

The Prayer of the Flame that Sparked the Forest Fire
By M Aan Mansyur
Tell the sad stories to the sky.
Translated from Indonesian by John H. McGlynn