Hanna Fransisca

Born in West Kalimantan, Hanna Fransisca is a poet and short story writer. She has published several collections of short stories and poetry, including A Man Bathing and Other Poems (Lontar Foundation). Her first short story, ‘My Blood Spills in the Temple’, was chosen for the 2008 Jakarta International Literary Festival. She was also named Outstanding Writer by Tempo Magazine in 2010 for her collection Konde Penyair Han (The Han Poet’s Coil). She lives in Jakarta. 

Anthologies featuring Hanna Fransisca

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.