JEMMY PIRAN

Jemmy Piran’s short stories have been published in several newspapers such as Tempo, Jawa Pos, Riau Pos, Haluan, Sinar Harapan, Suara Karya, Radar Surabaya, Banjarmasin Post, Rakyat Sultra, Solopos, Pos Kupang, Tabloid Nova, Basabasico, and bacapetraco.  He has also published collections of experimental short stories entitled Obituari Sebutir Telur, Seekor Ayam, dan Babi (Basabasi, 2018) and entitled Wanita Bermata Gurita (Laksana, 2020). Jemmy’s novel, Dalam Pelukan Rahim Tanah (2021) about human trafficking was published by Basabasi.
In between his busy teaching activities, he is completing the 2nd and 3rd book continuation of the novel Wanita with Octopus Eyes. Now, he lives in Waimana 1, Larantuka, East Flores, East Nusa Tenggara. He is a lecturer at Sint Gabriel Middle School, Sarotari, Larantuka.