RIGHTS ISA KAMARI
An architect by day, Isa Kamari works deep into the night writing stories, play scripts, songs and poetry. Besides his own prolific output, Isa is actively involved in the promotion of the Malay Language as well as the arts in Singapore. He was conferred the S.E.A. Write Award in Bangkok, Thailand in 2006. In recognition of his various contributions, Isa was awarded the Cultural Medallion by the Singapore government in 2007. Isa's wife holds a doctorate from the University of South Carolina, USA, majoring in Political Science and International Relations. This English translation of Satu Bumi is her concrete support of his literary efforts.