Norman Erikson Pasaribu

Country: Indonesia

Norman Erikson Pasaribu is a Toba Batak poet writing in Indonesian. Their poetry collection Sergius Mencari Bacchus won the first prize of Jakarta Arts Council’s Poetry Manuscript Competition in 2015. Their collection of short stories Happy Stories, Mostly (tr. Tiffany Tsao) won the UK’s Republic of Consciousness Prize and was longlisted in the International Booker Prize in 2022.

Norman Erikson Pasaribu adalah seorang penyair Indonesia dengan latar belakang etnis Batak Toba. Kumpulan puisi Sergius Mencari Bacchus mendapatkan hadiah utama di Sayembara Naskah Puisi 2015 Dewan Kesenian Jakarta. Kumpulan cerita pendeknya, Happy Stories, Mostly, diterjemahkan oleh Tiffany Tsao, bukan hanya mendapatkan Republic of Consciousness Prize dari UK namun juga masuk daftar panjang 2022 International Booker Prize.

Appearing in

Main Program | Exploring Queerness in Poetry

This panel explores and celebrates queer differences with poets who speak from varied perspectives. When your sexuality and gender have been sidelined from mainstream history, writing can uncover and rebuild …

Main Program | Exploring the Art of Writing Short Stories

Else Fitzgerald, Kevin Jared Hosein, and Norman Erikson Pasaribu, three voices, come together to discuss the art of writing short stories. Our writers will delve into the intricacies of crafting …

Special Event | Arcadia Unbound: An Evening of Captivating Storytelling

Enter the world of storytelling with our dazzline line-up of literary luminaries: Bernadine Everisto, Kate Pullinger, Pip Williams, Louise Doughty, Intan Paramaditha, Vamba Sherif and Norman Pasaribu. Embark on a …