Melani Budianta

Is a professor of literary studies at the Faculty of Humanities, Universitas Indonesia. She has recently co-edited Indonesian Women Writers (with Yvonne Michalik, Regiospectra 2015), an anthology of short stories with interviews and selected of scholarly essays on Indonesian women writers. She has done research and publication on the issues of gender and postcolonial studies. A curator for the literary program of the 2017 Europalia Indonesia, she has edited the literary anthology for Europalia (with coeditor Manneke Budiman) entitled, An Ocean of Becoming, literature from the Indonesian Archipelago.

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