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, 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
The Indonesian fiction writer Intan Paramaditha on the political potential of horror and writing as a feminist practice December 10, 2015 Intan Paramaditha published her first short story collection, Sihir Perempuan (Black Magic Woman), at the age of 25. That same year, she left Indonesia to go to graduate school in the United States, where she has
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
Inside Indonesia, April 24, 2016 *An earlier version of this essay was presented at the ‘70 Years of Textual Production in Indonesia’ conference at Goethe University (12–13 October 2015) in conjunction with the Frankfurt Book Fair, where Indonesia was guest of honour in 2015. I started to think about literary influences more frequently after