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Oka Rusmini

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Oka Rusmini

Oka Rusmini, a Balinese author born in Jakarta in 1967, is a well-known poet, novelist, and short-story author. She has received numerous national awards for her works and is a frequent speaker at international literary festivals both at home and abroad. Her novel Tarian Bumi [Earth Dance] was translated and published in German. The Lontar Foundation hopes to publish an English translation in 2009.

Articles by Oka Rusmini

The Century Carver
By Oka Rusmini
Kopag dropped his sharp chiseling knife, almost slicing open his own leg—and all because he’d detected a strange smell coming from the direction of the door, an aroma of dry leaves and damp wood.…
Translated from Indonesian by Pamela Allen