- South-Eastern Asia
NISAH HARON (fiction and nonfiction writer, translator; Malaysia) is the author of several story collections and novels, including, most recently, Rindu Seorang Rafik [The Longing of a Rafik]. Her nonfiction deals with the craft and the business of creative writing; she is also a travel writer, with work translated into English and Japanese. She has twice received the Utusan Group Literary Prize for her novels; the stories have earned her three iterations of the Malaysia Premier Literary Prize. Her participation is made possible by Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka.