Sabda Armandio Alif

Sabda Armandio Alif is a novelist, short story writer, and translator. His first novel, Kamu: Cerita yang Tidak Perlu Dipercaya / Kamu: A Story Not To Believe In was published in 2015 and was selected as novel of the year by Rolling Stone magazine. His second novel, 24 Jam Bersama Gaspar: Sebuah Cerita Detektif / 24 Hours with Gaspar: A Detective Story was published in 2017 and a top 5 of the Jakarta Arts Council’s Novel Writing Competition in the same year. In 2019, he published a short story collection Kisah-Kisah Suri Teladan The Exemplary Tales and a novella titled Dekat dan Nyaring Loud and Close, which was long-listed in the year’s Khatulistiwa Literary Award. He is currently working as a Multimedia Manager in Tirto.id. 

Anthologies featuring Sabda Armandio Alif

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.