Norman Erikson Pasaribu


Country: Indonesia

Norman Erikson Pasaribu is an Indonesian author based in Jakarta. Tiffany Tsao’s English translation of his first book of poems Sergius Seeks Bacchus is forthcoming in the UK with Tilted Axis Press. The book won a PEN Translates Award in 2018. In 2017, Norman received a Young Author Award from the Southeast Asia Literary Council.

Norman Erikson Pasaribu adalah seorang penulis Indonesia yang tinggal di Jakarta. Buku pertamanya berjudul Sergius Seeks Bacchus yang diterjemahkan Tiffany Tsao dalam bahasa Inggris telah dipublikasikan di Inggris oleh Tilted Axis Press. Buku tersebut memenangkan PEN Translates Award pada tahun 2018. Tahun 2017, Norman menerima penghargaan Young Author Award dari Southeast Asia Literary Council.

Appearing in

Main Program: Fantastical Realms

From a man begging forgiveness from a tree, to a woman engaging in intense conversation with a snake in Eden, every poem is a realm of its own. Poetry’s precise …


Main Program: Off Limits

Many topics are still taboo in Indonesia, and the consequences of tackling them are very real. Meet some of the country’s most courageous young writers as they narrate the prejudices …