Iman Budhi Santosa

Iman Budhi Santosa, an Indonesian poet published by Flying Island in 2015, passed away in December 2020. He had dedicated his life to mentor countless creative writers and poets in Yogyakarta, Indonesia since 1969. Iman is known as one of the street poets in Yogyakarta, actively writing poems and plays even in the three-year period when he was homeless and lived in the streets. His poems, both in Indonesian and Javanese, generally revolves around Javanese culture and urban life.

Links: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iman_Budhi_Santosa

Flying Islands Pocket Poet Publications

Faces of Java / Wajah-wajah Jawa

Kit Kelen and Chrysogynus Siddha Malilang translators

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