Contributors: Translator

John H. McGlynn

John H. McGlynn, an American by birth, has lived most of his adult life in Jakarta where, in 1987, he established the Lontar Foundation, the only organization in the world devoted to the publication of Indonesian literature in translation. At Lontar, he has overseen the publication of close to two hundred books on Indonesian literature and culture. McGlynn is the Indonesian country editor for Manoa, a literary journal published by the University of Hawaii and a contributing editor to the Cordite Poetry Review, Words Without Borders, and Asian American Writers Workshop. He is a member of the Indonesian Publishers Association (IKAPI), the PEN American Center, and the Association of Asian Studies. He is also a trustee of AMINEF, the American Indonesian Exchange Foundation, which oversees the Fulbright and Humphrey scholarship programs in Indonesia.