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Sabda Armandio

A portrait of Indonesian writer Sabda Armandio

Sabda Armandio

Sabda Armandio is an Indonesian novelist and short story writer....

He is the recipient of numerous literary awards, including Best Novel of 2015 from Rolling Stone Indonesia for his first work of long fiction, Kamu, the 2017 Goodreads Choice Award for Favorite Book, and Best Novel from the Jakarta Arts Council for his second book, 24 Hours with Gaspar, and Tempo Magazine’s Literary Figure of the Year for his 2019 novella, Dekat dan Nyaring. Armandio’s short fiction debuted in English translation in 2020, in the anthology The Book of Jakarta (Comma Press). Armandio lives in South Jakarta, where, in addition to writing fiction, he works as a multimedia journalist and literary translator. 

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