Intan Paramaditha is a fiction writer and an academic. She holds a Ph.D. from New York University and teaches Media and Film Studies at Macquarie University, Sydney. Her short story collection Apple and Knife, translated into English by Stephen J. Epstein, was published by Brow Books (Australia) and Harvill Secker/ Penguin Random House (UK) in 2018. Her novel Gentayangan (The Wandering, GPU 2017), was selected as Tempo Best Literary Fiction of the Year and will also be published by Harvill Secker next year. It received a PEN Translates Award from English PEN and PEN/Heim Translation Fund from PEN America.