Writers Directory


Uda Agus

Uda Agus was born in 1980 in , West Sumatra. He is an emerging author of short stories and prose, many of which have been published in Indonesian newspapers and magazines.

Ugoran Prasad

A fictionist, dramaturg, and performance reseacher. He has been a resident artist and writer at Teater Garasi since early 2000s and took parts in some of the group’s main works. His fiction writing received few ...

Umar Kayam (1932-2002)

An Indonesian sociologist and writer born in Ngawi, East Java. He began his education at Hollands Inlands School (HIS) Mangkunegoro, Surakarta, where his father also taught. He continued his education at MULO(Meer Uitgebreid Lager Onderwijs), ...

Valiant Budi Yogi

Valiant Budi Yogi also known as Vabyo (born in Bandung, 13 June 1980) is an Indonesian award winning writer and a songwriter. He published his first book: Joker, Ada Lelucon di Setiap Duka in 2007. As he worked as ...

Victoria Tunggono

Victoria Tunggono was born in Flores, but has spent her life in Jakarta, Bandung, and Bali. She is an interior designer who worked as an editor of several interior magazines before taking up writing as ...

Vinca Callista

A professional author; novelist and screenwriter.

W. S. Rendra

Willibrordus Surendra Broto Rendra, widely known as Rendra or W. S. Rendra, was an Indonesian dramatist, poet, activist, performer, actor and director.1 Poetry Soup ↩

Wa Ode Wulan Ratna

Wa Ode Wulan Ratna was born in 1984 in Jakarta. She writes short stories, poetry and plays, and has won a number of writing competitions, including the 2005 Swiss Embassy Human Rights Short Story competition.

Widji Thukul

Widji (sometimes Wiji ) Thukul is an Indonesian poet born in 1963. His work is political, often critical of the Indonesian government and the social conditions of the country. He has been missing since 1998.1 ...

Wijaya Herlambang (1972-2015)

Wijaya Herlambang is a researcher in politics, culture, literature and society. He is a lecturer at Gunadarma University and Pancasila University, Jakarta as well as an editor for Forbes Indonesia. Herlambang holds a Master of ...