Dorothea Rosa Herliany

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Dorothea Rosa Herliany was born in 1963 in Magelang. Today she is seen as one of the most important female poets of Indonesia. She has published over 20 titles, amongst them German translations of her poems: Schenk mir alles, was die Männer nicht besitzen (2009). Her poems have been translated into various languages. She has received important literary awards as from the Jakarta Arts Council (2000), Language Centre (2003), Ministry of Culture and Tourism (2004), and the Khatulistiwa Literary Award (2006). In 2009, Dorothea received a fellowship residency from the Heinrich Böll Foundation. For 2011 a new collection of her translated poems is planned in Germany.