Maggie Tiojakin is an Indonesian author, translator, scriptwriter and journalist. She is the author of several books, including Winter Dreams (Gramedia Pustaka Utama, 2011). She is also the founder of Fiksi Lotus, an online journal of translated short stories. She lives in Jakarta and is currently working on her second novel, Grace.
What isn’t there
EssayI DON’T KNOW how to write about something that isn’t there, such as longing. My entire life, it seems, I have been longing for a country, a city, a small space on the side of the road where I...
Man of the people
Fiction ‘IS HE HERE, yet?’ he asked, craning his neck to the left and right.‘Who?’‘The guy, what’s his name?’‘The guy? You don’t remember the name of our next president?’‘He’s not our president, yet. The election’s not until next week,’ the...