Intan Paramaditha is a writer and academic. She is the author of the short story collection Apple and Knife (Brow Books, 2018). Her novel The Wandering (Harvill Secker, 2020), translated from the Indonesian language by Stephen J. Epstein, was nominated for the Stella Prize in Australia and awarded the Tempo Best Literary Fiction in Indonesia, the English PEN Translates Award, and the PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grant. Her essay On the Complicated Questions Around Writing About Travel was selected for “The Best American Travel Writing 2021”. She holds a PhD from New York University and teaches media and film studies at Macquarie University, Sydney.