Hanna Fransisca

Hanna Fransisca was born in Singkawang, West Kalimantan. Now living in Jakarta, she is active in various socio-cultural activities that present the richness of Chinese-Indonesian culture. She has written several collections of short stories and poetry. Her first short story, My Blood Spills in the Temple, was chosen as one of the selected short stories for the 2008 Jakarta International Literary Festival. She has also been named Outstanding Writer by Tempo magazine in 2010 for her collection Konde Penyair Han / The Han Poet’s Coil.

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.