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Eka Kurniawan

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Eka Kurniawan

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Full Name: Eka Kurniawan
Born: November 28, 1975
Tasikmalaya, West Java
Occupation: Writer, Screenwriter
Nationality: Indonesian


Eka Kurniawan is an Indonesian writer and screenwriter.

In 2016, Kurniawan became the first Indonesian writer to be nominated for the Man Booker International Prize.

Kurniawan was born in Tasikmalaya, West Java, and grew up in a small coastal town, Pangandaran. He studied philosophy at Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta. Kurniawan currently lives in Jakarta. He writes novels, short stories, movie scripts, and blog, as well as essays. His works are translated into more than 24 languages.

Kurniawan is married to fellow writer and screenwriter Ratih Kumala.

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