Tiffany Tsao

Tiffany Tsao translates from Indonesian into English. Her work includes Norman Erikson Pasaribu’s poetry collection Sergius Seeks Bacchus (winner of the PEN Presents and PEN Translates awards) and the novels Paper Boats by Dee Lestari and The Birdwoman’s Palate by Laksmi Pamuntjak. She is currently working with Norman on translations of his fiction. 

In addition to translating, she writes. She is the author of The Oddfits and The More Known World, and most recently, the novel Under Your Wings (forthcoming in the US as The Majesties). Of Chinese-Indonesian descent, she spent her formative years in Singapore and Indonesia. She holds a PhD in English literature from the University of California, Berkeley and lives in Sydney, Australia.