Writers Directory


Yovita Siswati

Yovita is a mother of two who became an author by accident. She very much enjoys writing novels, especially ones with historical backgrounds. She has written more than 35 children’s books. One of Yovita’s books, ...

Yusi Avianto Pareanom

A writer, translator, editor, and owner of Banana Publishing, Jakarta. His books include Rumah Kopi Singa Tertawa (2011), Pembelajaran T.P. Rachmat (2012), and the graphic novel Ekspedisi Kapal Borobudur: Jalur Kayu Manis. Collaborating with the ...

Yuska Lutfi Tuanakotta

Graduated from Saint Mary’s College of California with two MFAs in fiction and nonfiction writing. He was a Lambda Literary Foundations 2014 fellow in nonfiction. Yuska was born and raised in Jakarta, Indonesia and came ...

Zaky Yamani

His first novel Bandar: Keluarga, Darah, dan Dosa yang Diwariskan (Bandar: Family, Blood and the Inherited Sin) was published in 2014. It took 10 years for Zaky to elaborate and write his ideas about historical ...

Zawawi Imron, D.

“Bulan Tertusuk Ilalang” is his well known poem. It inspires Garin Nugroho, one Indonesia most prominent movie directors to make a movie with the sama title. Mr Imron’s poetry collection was publish with the title ...

Zelfeni Wimra

Author of Pengantin Subuh (2009); Air Tulang Ibu (2012); and Yang Menunggu dengan Payung (2013).

Zen Hae

A poet, short story writer, and researcher who actively explores literature. He previously worked as a document/script writer for Bintang Group. He graduated with a degree in language and literature from IKIP Jakarta (now Jakarta ...

Zubaidah Djohar

A researcher, trainer, humanitarian worker and most famously, a poet. ZDj is the founder and director of the Timang Research Center and has been a fellow researcher at the Aceh Institute since 2007. She is ...