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John H. McGlynn

John H. McGlynn (who also uses the pen name Willem Samuels; born 4 October 1952 in Cazenovia,Wisconsin) is an American editor and translator. In 1987, along with four Indonesian writers, Goenawan Mohamad, Sapardi Djoko Damono, Umar Kayam, and Subagio Sastrowardoyo, he founded the Lontar Foundation with the aim of promoting Indonesian literature and culture to the international world through the translation of Indonesian literature. According to Goenawan Mohamad, "John works single-mindedly for our purpose: to bring Indonesian literary expressions to the world." John H. McGlynn first visited Indonesia in 1976...

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Gender : male

Date of Birth : 1952-10-04

Birth Place : Cazenovia, Wisconsin, US

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