[Recent non-performed writing. Bilingual, Okka has been writing poetry, nonfiction and fiction in English since early childhood, and dabbles in Indonesian.]
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. In Vietnamese, Loài bản địa, AJAR Press, here.
Forthcoming: Writing and mixed media projects, including her PhD project at Goldsmiths. She also continues to work on essays and poetry.
Forthcoming: Pages from Indigenous Species and an essay in the Routledge Handbook of Disability Activism.
Forthcoming: Essay in What are Words Worth / Sentient Value Systems (Serpentine Gallery) publication.
Forthcoming: Four poems in Ethos Books anthology of Asian poetry in diaspora.
Forthcoming: One poem in Platypus Press anthology of poetry from UK residents.
Forthcoming: Three poems translated by, and published in, InterSastra.
Forthcoming: One poem in Wasafiri.
Forthcoming: One poem in Cunning Folk.
Forthcoming: One poem in Stand.
“Prostitute Series, 1975-7, Kaveh Golestan”, The Aleph Review, March 2019.
“What Chani Nicholas Told Me” (poem) in Spells: 21st-Century Occult Poetry, Ignota Books, October 2018.
"body enters a show" (essay) for The Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow, "This Exhibition Has Been Cancelled" zine, Fall 2017.
"Praying in slacks on a detour to a masjid" and "The Future of the Book" (poems) in Paris Lit Up, June 2017.
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.
“Tsunami Pilgrims” (poem) in photography/poetry book Surabaya Beat, Afterhours Publishing, June 2015.
“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.
Experimental fiction series, in 6 parts, for Whiteboard Journal (Feb-July 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.
“Indonesia’s Double Mountain”, The State Vol. II, Summer 2012. On Indonesian arts education and the role of creative work in development discourse.