Dadang Ari Murtono

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Dadang Ari Murtono was born and now lives in Mojokerto, East Java. He writes poems, short stories, novels, and scripts. Some of his writings were published on Kompas, Koran Tempo, Jawa Pos, Media Indonesia, Esquire, detik.com, basabasi.co, and many more. Some of his books that have been published are Ludruk Kedua (the collection of poems, 2016) and Samaran (novel, 2018). His script titled Belantara Samargod won the first winner of a play script writing contest ‘Sayembara Penulisan Naskah Drama Balai Bahasa Jawa Timur’ in 2015, while Ludruk Kedua was nominated on Kusala Sastra Khatulistiwa 2017. Now, he’s full time writer and he has involved in suka jalan group.