Laksmi Pamuntjak

Confessions of an Online Lover
Krishna to Arjuna: On Bhisma’s Final Day

Laksmi Pamuntjak has written columns and articles on politics, film, food, classical music and literature for Tempo Magazine and elsewhere. She translated and edited Goenawan Mohamad: Selected Poems and Goenawan Mohamad’s book of aphorisms under the title On God and Other Unfinished Things. Pamuntjak wrote the Jakarta Good Food Guide—an annually updated new take on food writing—and co-founded Aksara, a bilingual bookstore in Jakarta. Pamuntjak is also the author of two poetry collections, Ellipsis and The Anagram, a treatise on violence and the Iliad entitled Perang, Langit dan Dua Perempuan (War, Heaven, and Two Women), and a collection of short stories, The Diary of R.S.: Musings on Art. Ellipsis appeared on The Herald UK 2005 Books of the Year list. Pamuntjak is currently working on her first novel, The Blue Widow.