Dias Novita Wuri


She was born in Jakarta (Nov 11, 1989), and currently lives in Jakarta
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She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Indonesia in Russian Studies in 2011. Since then she has worked at an arts and culture organization, Komunitas Salihara as a Program Assistant, before working at the Japan Embassy as a secretary of the deputy Ambassador until now. Loving the art of writing since she was young, she started publishing her work professionally in Koran Tempo newspaper. She compiled her short stories into a compilation called Seri Horoskop Scorpio which was written together with Ayu Utami and six other writers. Aside from writing prose, she’s also interested in translating fiction since translating works for the anthology Bienal Sastra Salihara 2013, and after inteverviewing an Italian translator, Giola Guerzoni, for an article in Jakartabeat.net1

  1. UWRF 2014 


Collection of Short Stories
171 page(s), Gramedia Pustaka Utama
  Saraswati: Wisdom & Knowledge, a Bilingual Anthology of Indonesian Writing
300 page(s), Yayasan Mudra Swari Saraswati
  Kisah Orang-orang Scorpio (Seri Horoskop, #1)
Collection of Short Stories
225 page(s), Kepustakaan Populer Gramedia (KPG)

She also Writes ...

Dioscuri, published in VICE

Also Mentioned in ...

Review: 2018 Varuna Sydney Writers’ Festival (May 04, 2018)
Literature is the new cool (Dec 19, 2017)
Weekly Dispatches from the Frontlines of World Literature – August 25, 2017 (Aug 25, 2017)


TKC Author’s Talk, Dias Novita Wuri, Varuna, the National Writers House (Katoomba)
Tulis two-way Australian-Indonesian writing exchange