Ninie Syarikin works as an independent full time writer, editor/proofreader, translator/interpreter and researcher. Graduated from English Department, Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia, she also attended the American Studies Department of The George Washington University, Washington, DC under Fulbright Scholarships. At the earlier part of her career, Ninie has taught at the English Department, University of North Sumatera, Medan, Indonesia. She has a teaching certificate in "Methods of Employing Literature in Language Teaching" from the SEAMEO RELC Scholarship in Singapore and 140 hours teaching certificates in TESOL/TESL/TEFL from the Oxford Seminars, with specializations in "Business English" and "TOEFL Preparation." Ninie is an alumna of two literary programs: The University of Iowa's Summer Writing Festival (Summer 2005) and The British Council-sponsored "The Cambridge Residential Seminar on Contemporary British Literature" at Downing College, the University of Cambridge in UK (Summer 2003). Some institutions/organizations that Ninie has worked for, among others, are: Voice of America, National Geographic Society, language schools, translation companies and some prestigious law firms. Ninie has a BA in English from Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia and holds an MFA in Creative Writing from The University of Tampa, Florida. Ninie manages her translation and writing businesses, House of Creative Writing and US-SEA Strategy, seeking to create a cultural bridge, through language and literature, between the Southeast Asian Islamic countries and the United States of America. Ninie welcomes query, possible collaboration and correspondence at or

Member Since: 11/1/2012

Country: USA

Identity: Writer, Translator

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