Korrie Layun Rampan is best known for the 357 books he's written in the fields of science, literature, biography, culture, anthropology, sociology, and children's interest. His novels, Ceremony and Fire Cloud Smoke, won the novel-writing completion held by the Jakarta Arts Council in 1976 and 1998, respectively. In 2006, he won the Arts Prize for Literature from the Government of Indonesia. He has also translated around 100 children's stories. In 2013, he received 16 literary and journalistic awards from numerous organizations. His books have been translated into English, French, and Swedish, among other languages. The French magazine la Banian proclaimed him the number one literary critic in Indonesia. He is chairman of the Short Story Community of Indonesia, also the general manager and editor in chief of Suara Borneo magazine.