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Pamela Allen

Pamela Allen teaches Indonesian language and literature at the University of Tasmania. She has translated and published a wide range of literary genres from Indonesian to English, including short stories, novels, and poetry. She is the English translator of Ayu Utami’s award-winning novel Saman and is currently translating Cerita Cinta Enrico (Enrico’s Love Story), another novel by the same author. She frequently interprets and translates for the Ubud Writers and Readers Festival in Bali and has for many years served as a translator and editor for the Lontar Foundation.

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