Caesilia Nina Yanuariani Reina Caesilia

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Caesilia Nina Yanuariani
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Reina Caesilia
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    In English

    "Reina Caesilia" was the pen name given to Caesilia Nina Yanuariani by Umbu Landu Paranggi. This reclusive poet was born in Surakarta on January 29, 1965. She grew up in Singaraja, Bali and attended school at SMAN 1 in Singaraja and then studied in the Faculty of Literature at Udayana University. She worked as a journalist with both Bali Post and Nusa. She wrote poetry since she was a teenager and has been published in the Bali Post, and her poetry has been included in a number of anthologies, such as, Pedas Lada Pasir Kuarsa (2009), Dendang Denpasar Nyiur Sanur (2012), Negeri Poci 6: Laut Negeri (2015), Klungkung: Tanah Tua, Tanah Cinta (2016), and Saron (2018). Her poem entitled "Women Who Become Sailors" was nominated for an award in the national poetry writing competition held by the Leon Agusta Institute in 2014. She went into a coma after falling off her motorcycle and died on April 2, 2019 due to a severe cerebral haemorrhage.

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    In Indonesian

    “Reina Caesilia” adalah nama pena pemberian Umbu Landu Paranggi untuk “Caesilia Nina Yanuariani”. Penyair pendiam ini lahir di Surakarta, 29 Januari 1965. Dia dibesarkan di Singaraja dan bersekolah di SMAN 1 Singaraja, Bali. Dia kemudian kuliah di Fakultas Sastra, Universitas Udayana. Pernah menjadi wartawan Bali Post dan Nusa. Dia menulis puisi sejak remaja dan banyak dimuat di Bali Post, selain itu juga terhimpun dalam sejumlah buku bersama, seperti Pedas Lada Pasir Kuarsa (2009), Dendang Denpasar Nyiur Sanur (2012), Negeri Poci 6: Negeri Laut (2015), Klungkung: Tanah Tua, Tanah Cinta (2016), Saron (2018). Puisinya yang berjudul “Perempuan yang Menjadi Pelaut” masuk dalam nominasi lomba cipta puisi nasional yang digelar oleh Leon Agusta Institute pada tahun 2014. Setelah sempat mengalami koma akibat terjatuh dari sepeda motornya, Reina meninggal pada tanggal 2 April 2019 karena pendarahan otak yang parah.

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