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NUKILA AMAL was born in Ternate in 1971. She published the novel Cala Ibi in 2003 and a collection of short stories titled Laluba in 2005, for which she received the Best Literary Book of the Year Award from Tempo magazine. In 2010 she won a prize from the National Language Centre (Badan Bahasa) for the same work.

In 2013, she published a children’s book, Mirah Mini: Hidupmu, Keajaibanmu (Mirah Mini: Your Life, Your Miracle).‘Smokol,’ (‘Brunch’), a short story she published in Kompasreceived Best Short Story of the Year Award from the newspaper in 2008. 

Cala Ibi has been translated into Dutch and Italian.

Contributions to ALR

Fiction - No. 36, Spring 2019: Era Reformasi - Indonesian Stories