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[Recent non-performed writing. Bilingual, Okka has been writing poetry, nonfiction and fiction in English since early childhood, and dabbles in Indonesian.]

Rope, Okka's first full-length poetry collection, will be published by Nine Arches Press in October 2017. Pre-order here.

Indigenous Species, a Braille and text poetry-art book (will also be available in non-Braille text and e-book formats), Tilted Axis Press. The sighted version is out now, published 1 December 2016; buy here.

Stairs and Whispers: D/deaf and Disabled Poets Write Back, co-edited with Sandra Alland and Daniel Sluman, is the first anthology of its kind--with work from 54 D/deaf and/or disabled, UK-based poets. Published by Nine Arches Press in May 2017. It contains Okka's essay "On Living Our Poetries", as well as three of her poems, "Prep Work with Overture", "Artist Statement", and "Okka to Marina". Buy the book here.

Forthcoming: Writing and mixed media projects, including her PhD project at Goldsmiths. She also continues to work on essays and poetry.

Forthcoming: Fiction in Economic Science Fictions anthology, Goldsmiths Press, 2018.

Forthcoming: Poetry in Disabled People Destroy Science Fiction Special Issue, Uncanny Magazine, 2018.

Forthcoming: Essay in VIDA Lit's Vida Review.

Forthcoming: One poem in The Rialto.

Forthcoming: Two poems in Figure One.

Forthcoming: Two poems in Tears in the Fence.

Forthcoming: Two poems in And Other Poems.

"modus vivendi" and "florence" (poems) in Deaf Poets Society, August 23, 2017.

"money for your english" (poem) in Asian American Writers' Workshop's Transpacific Literary Project, The Margins, ASEAN at 50: Poems from Across Southeast Asia, August 8, 2017.

"twilight, alexander" and "a wall" (poems) in The Ofi Press, August 2, 2017.

"Deaf-accessibility for spoonies: lessons from touring Eve and Mary Are Having Coffee while chronically ill" (essay) in Research in Drama Education Journal: The Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance, (Issue 3) Themed Issue: International Perspectives on Performance, Disability and Deafness, June 26, 2017.

"Praying in slacks on a detour to a masjid" and "The Future of the Book" (poems) in Paris Lit Up, June 2017.

"Large Canvas" and "m." (poems) in Tongue, May 22, 2017.

"'Lilac Mood' Mixtape" for the Poetry Society's Poetry Mixtape feature, The Poetry Society website, April 11, 2017.

"Flood Season, Jakarta" and "Ramadhan" (poems) in Poetry Review, Spring 2017.

"'Indigenous Feminisms', Ablenormativity, and Women Who Escape" (short post), Tilted Axis Press Blog, March 8, 2017.

"mediterranean lyric" (poem) in The Missing Slate, special "Poems Without Borders" issue, February 22, 2017.

"My mother calls me Srikandi" (poem) in The Missing Slate, January 4, 2017.

"00.41" and "pylons" (poems) in Public Pool, January 2, 2017.

"Temple of Literature, Hanoi" and "Pool" (poems) in tender, alongside pages from Indigenous Species and conversation with Deborah Smith, December 29, 2016.

"Midweek on the Coast" (poem) for Visual Verse (as a lead writer for their challenge: a poem in an hour), December 1, 2016.

"equation: autumn fells" (poem) in Media Diversified, November 3, 2016.

"Overheard School Break" (poem) for Norwegian Writers' Climate Campaign, October 8, 2016.

"Cease and Desist" and "Weekend" (poems) in Queer Southeast Asia: A Literary Journal of Transgressive Art, October 7, 2016.

"Baffle Roof" (poem, first published in Jaggery Literary Journal) in the anthology The Long White Thread of Words: Poems for John Berger, Smokestack Books, October 1, 2016.

"Understanding Disability: Like me, you are different. Like you, I am equal." (essay) in Media Diversified, September 9, 2016.

Excerpts from "The '12 Acres' Project" (art, music, storybook translation) in Currently and Emotion: Translations anthology, edited by Sophie Collins, Test Centre UK, September 2016. The book was one of the Times Literary Supplement's 2016 Books of the Year.

"Moon Dances with Three Planets", "Eve and Mary Are Having Coffee", and "Coffee Monologues" (excerpts from solo spoken word/art show Eve and Mary Are Having Coffee) in Poems and other myths: a collection of spoken word poetry by women from Asia, Big Bridge Press, August 30, 2016.

"Colony Control" (essay) in BUGS issue of The New Inquiry, August 8, 2016.

"Carry Me" (essay) with "Access-ory" (art) in Issue 10: CARE, NYX, a noctournal, August 2016.

"Steel, Yourself" (poem), originally published in Rogue Agent Journal, and "Datuk in the wallet" (lyric essay), originally published in Jaggery Literary Journal, reprinted in Blueshift Journal, where Okka was June 2016's Artist of the Month.

"Stupor" (poem, text and audio) in Datableed, June 5, 2016.

Reprint of "Tsunami Pilgrims" (poem), originally published in "Surabaya Beat" anthology, in Rambutan Literary Journal, June 5, 2016.

"Anathema: A Telegram for the Southern Cross in 67 Parts", dramatic monologue originally commissioned in 2015 by Tutti Arts, Asymptote Journal, Spring Issue, April 2016.

Co-Editor, with Ng Yi-Sheng, of HEAT: An Anthology of Southeast Asian Urban Writing, Fixi Novo, Buku Fixi Publishing, April 2016. Part of the Heat-Flesh-Trash trilogy.

"Rules of Engagement" (poem) in 20th annual issue of the journal Sin Fronteras/Writers Without Borders, March 2016.

"climate nocturne" (poem) in Rogue Agent Journal, March 1, 2016.

"Ramping Up: Disabled Feminisms and Hacking" (essay) in The Recompiler, December 14, 2015.

"Steel, Yourself" (poem) in Rogue Agent Journal, November 1, 2015.

"Epicdermis" (poem) in Media Diversified, October 6, 2015.

"All Our True Stories: Feminist Language Diversity and Accessibility" (essay) for Asymptote Journal blog, September 28, 2015.

"Dot" (poem) in Cha: An Asian Literary Journal, September 24, 2015.

"poem for r." and "The Closing of the Bones" (poems, text and audio) in Wordgathering, September 10, 2015.

On tattoo meanings in "Deeper Than Skin: Writers' Tattoos" (themed, captioned photo gallery), Rogue Agent Journal, September 1, 2015.

"Baffle Roof" (poem with photograph) in Jaggery Literary Journal, Summer 2015 Issue, August 12, 2015.

"Pineapple" (poem) with "Notes" (interview) in Transom, August 11, 2015.

"Rigour" (poem, text and audio) in Truthdig, July 15, 2015.

"Empathy for Cathedrals", "Video Collage" (poems), and "Chéf de cuisine" (prose poetry/flash fiction) in Banana Writers, June 27, 2015.

“Tsunami Pilgrims” (poem) in photography/poetry book “Surabaya Beat”, Afterhours Publishing, June 2015.

"Cutting" and "Ragging" (poems) in "ISKRA: A Poetry Anthology" to benefit Everyday Victim Blaming, EVB Press, May 2015.

"Three Pieces In Varied Pigments: 'Needlework', 'Kahlo Dreams', 'Pen and ink on paper'" (creative nonfiction) in JUNOESQ Literary Journal, Issue 4, May 2015.

“A Letter to Want” (long poem), in the anthology “Airmail: Women of Letters", Penguin/Viking, 2015.

"Ballad of a water dipper", "Escort" and "Conception" (poems) in Magdalene, April 3, 2015.

"Datuk in the Wallet" (lyric essay with photograph) and photography feature from South Asia in Jaggery Literary Journal, Spring 2015 Issue.

"221 x 290cm" (poem) recorded for Pen Powered Mic for World Poetry Day, March 21, 2015. Full text here.

"Meteorology", "Molly Schwartz and I Have the Same Legs", "Letter To A Miscarried Sister" (poems) and interview in JUNOESQ Literary Journal, Issue 3, Spring 2015.

“Khairani Barokka” (essay) in the book Investing in Young People in Indonesia: Inspirational Young Leaders Driving Social Change”, UNFPA Indonesia, 2014 .

“Triptych” and “Swimming” (poems) in “The Murmur House Volume I: Welcome to Warmth”, 2014.

“Mani Hawa”, “Lima Puisi Dalam Bahasa Indonesia”, “Anti-Sensor Diri” [three poems], in “Antologi Puisi 100 Penyair Perempuan” [“Anthology of 100 Women Poets”], Komunitas Penulis Perempuan Indonesia [KPPI] Publishing, 2014.

“Personal Narrative: Love, Sex, and (Dis)ability”, The Body Narratives, UK, December 30, 2013. [Reprinted excerpt of article in The State.]

“Sandbox of the Eternal Kindergarten: Cross-Genre & Cross-Cultural Collaborations”, essay in the anthology “The Emerging Writer", Emerging Writers Festival (AUS), 2013.

“Musim Durian”, The State, August 7, 2013.

“Fluid Beasts/Hija-Beasts”, The State, July 4, 2013.

“transmissions_001 // durian amok: mztek & mz baltazar’s laboratory”, The State, April 12, 2013.

“Happy Disability Valentine’s!”, The State, February 14, 2013.

“Faved! Okka’s Sliding Scale” [including spoken word poem], Gawdeepah, March 2013.

“Gulf Between Indonesia and Australia A Lot Narrower When We Take A Stanza” [article and poem], The Jakarta Globe, March 2, 2013.

Experimental fiction series, in 6 parts, for Whiteboard Journal (Feb-July 2013):

“Muka Bumi”, August 8, 2013.

“Rest In Water”, June 27, 2013.

“Four Feet”, May 30, 2013.

“Under Earth”, May 2, 2013.

“Mud”, April 4, 2013.

“End Days, or Beginning”, February 21, 2013.

“The Olfactory ‘Other’”, The State Vol. III, Fall 2012. Visual and written piece on social perceptions of smells in one’s own and other countries.

Co-author, “Last Night on Earth” [collaborative novel/anthology], October 2012. So Say We All Press, CA, USA.

“Indonesia’s Double Mountain”, The State Vol. II, Summer 2012. On Indonesian arts education and the role of creative work in development discourse.