Yusi Avianto Pareanom

Yusi Avianto Pareanom is a writer, editor, translator, independent publisher, and former journalist. His work of fiction include three short stories collections ---Rumah Kopi Singa Tertawa / The Laughing Lion’s Coffee House (2011), Grave Sin #14 (2015, a trilingual edition in Bahasa Indonesia, English, and German), and Muslihat Musang Emas / The Golden Fox’s Trickery (2017)--- as well as Raden Mandasia si Pencuri Daging Sapi / Raden Mandasia the Cow Thief (2016), a novel that won the Khatulistiwa Literary Award, named as the Selected Prose of the Year by Tempo Magazine, and was selected as Fiction of the Year by Rolling Stone Indonesia. Pareanom is currently serving as a member of the Jakarta Arts Council. He is the Director and Curator of Jakarta International Literary Festival in 2019.

 

Anthologies featuring Yusi Avianto Pareanom

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.