Kulleh Grasi

Kulleh Grasi is a poet, singer-songwriter and visual artist from Sarawak, Malaysia. Kulleh writes poetry in Malay, interwoven with several indigenous languages of Sarawak, including Iban, Kayan, Kelabit and Bidayuh. His first full-length poetry collection, Tell Me, Kenyalang (Circumference Books, 2019), translated by Pauline Fan, was shortlisted for the 2020 National Translation Award in Poetry and longlisted for the Best Translated Book Award 2020. Kulleh Grasi has been featured at several literary festivals including Singapore Writers Festival 2019 and George Town Literary Festival 2019 and 2020.