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Stephani Soejono

Her first graphic novel, Tale of the Bidadari, was published last year. Her illustrations have appeared in Liquid City and The Sea is Ours, and have been exhibited in London and Singapore.1 Singapore Writers Festival ↩

Subagio Sastrowardoyo

An Indonesian poet, short-story writer, essayist and literary critic. Born in Madiun, East Java, he was educated at Gadjah Mada University, Cornell University and Yale University. For many years, he was a director of Balai ...

Sulfiza Ariska

Born in West Sumatra and educated in Yogyakarta, Sulfiza writes essays, short stories and novels. Winner of the Perhutani Green Pen Award (2014), Winner of the Sayembara Menulis Novel Dewan Kesenian Jakarta with a script ...

Sutan Takdir Alisjahbana (1908-1994)

He was a founder and editor of Poedjangga Baroe. He became one of Indonesian literature’s guiding lights in its formative years, particularly in the time around independence. Sutan Takdir believed that Indonesia could learn from the ...

Sutardji Calzoum Bachri

Sutardji Calzoum Bachri, known as Tardji, is a well-known Indonesian poet. A native Malay speaker, he successfully launched a credo of ‘freeing words of their meanings’. He was nicknamed the “bottle poet” for a preference, ...