Norman Erikson Pasaribu was born in Jakarta in 1990. His poems have been published in Asymptote Journal, Cordite Poetry Review and Asia Literary Review. His first book of stories in Bahasa Indonesia was a finalist for Khatulistiwa Literary Award for Prose. His first book of poetry in Bahasa Indonesia, Sergius Mencari Bacchus, won first prize in the 2015 Jakarta Arts Council Poetry Book Manuscript Competition and was a finalist in the Khatulistiwa Literary Award for Poetry. Tiffany Tsao’s translation of Sergius Menc ari Bacchus was also one of the winning books of English PEN’s PEN Presents East and South-east Asia.
WrICE: Poetry Reading + Panel Fri 25 Aug 230- 330pm JWC Shopfront, free
Couplet: WrICE: Reading Sat 26 Aug 1130- 12pm JWC Screening Room, free