Category Archives: Fiction – stories/ excerpts/ projects

Visiting a Haunted House (Asymptote, July 2017)

  Intan Paramaditha, Asymptote,  translated by Stephen J. Epstein A piece excerpted from the novel Gentayangan: Pilih Sendiri Petualangan Sepatu Merahmu (The Wandering: Choose Your Own Red Shoes Adventure)   This isn’t your usual ghost story, you know. It’s a completely ordinary tale, nothing special. My grandmother expired, as most grandmothers do, four days after I turned twenty-nine.

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Sihir Perempuan edisi baru (April 2017)

Sihir Perempuan, kumpulan dongeng gelap tentang perempuan-perempuan yang tak patuh, terbit kembali pada 25 April 2017 (Gramedia Pustaka Utama).   Sihir Perempuan adalah kumpulan dongeng gelap tentang perempuan-perempuan yang tak patuh. Perempuan bisa menjadi apa saja: ibu, anak, karyawati yang baik, hingga boneka porselen. Namun dalam buku yang menghadirkan 11 cerita pendek ini, peran-peran yang seharusnya nyaman

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“Apple and Knife” in AAWW’s The Margins

Bad Women: Intan Paramaditha’s “Apple and Knife” December 10, 2015   Intan Paramaditha is a feminist fiction writer and scholar whose work explores where gender, sexuality, culture, and politics meet. Soon after she published her short story collection Sihir Perempuan (Black Magic Woman) in 2005, Paramaditha found herself being placed into the category of woman writer, a

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New Book: Spinner of Darkness & Other Tales

btw book 2015 A trilingual mini book consisting of four stories by Intan Paramaditha has been published. The stories appear in English (translated by Stephen Epstein), German (translated by Pauline Kurbasik), and Indonesian. The translation is part of the BTW book series published by Lontar Foundation, first introduced at the 2015 Frankfurt Book Fair in

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