Hasan Aspahani


Country: Indonesia

Hasan Aspahani was born to a family of coconut farmers in Kutai Kartanegara Regency in East Kalimantan. Hasan actively wrote while studying at the Bogor Agricultural Institute (IPB), and went on to work as a journalist for the daily newspaper Batam Pos. His book Pena Sudah DiangkatKertas Sudah Mengering was awarded the Best Poetry Book at the 2016 Indonesian Poetry Day Awards.

Hasan Aspahani lahir dari keluarga petani kelapa di Kutai Kartanegara, Kalimantan Timur. Aktif menulis saat kuliah di Institut Pertanian Bogor (IPB). Ia bekerja menjadi wartawan di surat kabar harian Batam Pos. Bukunya Pena Sudah Diangkat, Kertas Sudah Mengering mendapatkan penghargaan sebagai Buku Puisi Terbaik Anugerah Hari Puisi Indonesia 2016.

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Main Program | From Chairil Anwar to Contemporary Poems

Our poets commemorate 100 years of Chairil Anwar. One of Indonesia’s most celebrated young poets, in his short career, Chairil Anwar created a profound body of work that became the …