Afrizal Malna

Afrizal Malna (born in Jakarta, 1957) is an Indonesian poet, prose writer, playwright and activist. His poetry collection, Teman-Temanku dari Atap Bahasa(My Friends from the Roof of Language, 2008) was chosen as the best literary work of 2009 by Tempo Magazine. His work has appeared in various publications, including The Jakarta Post, Horizon, Kompas Daily, Republic, Rule of the People and Mind of Representatives. He has also published two novels, Novel yang Malas Mengisahkan Manusia (A Novel Reluctant to Tell of Humans, 2003), and Lubang dari Separuh Langit (A Hole from Half the Sky, 2004). 

Anthologies featuring Afrizal Malna

The Book of Jakarta

Traversing the different neighbourhoods and districts, the ten stories gathered here attempt to capture the essence of contemporary Jakarta and its writing.