Norman Erikson Pasaribu, translated by Tiffany Tsao

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Norman Erikson Pasaribu is an Indonesian writer of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. His book of poems Sergius Seeks Bacchus (trans. by Tiffany Tsao) was published in the UK (Tilted Axis Press) and Australia (Giramondo). He is currently at work on a novel.

Tiffany Tsao’s translations of Norman’s poetry have won the English PEN Presents and English PEN Translates awards. In addition to being a translator, she writes fiction. She is the author of The Majesties and the Oddfits fantasy series. She holds a Ph.D. in English literature from UC-Berkeley, and now lives in Sydney, Australia.


Cover Photo: A fantastical illustration of a sad woman by a lakeside, accompanied by a smiling turtle with a sword on its back
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