Faisal Oddang


He was born in Makassar (Sep 18, 1994), and currently lives in Makassar

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A student of Indonesian Literature at Hasanuddin University in Makassar. Active in the writer’s community Lego-lego, and writing poetry and short stories for various media such as Harian Fajar Makassar, Radar Banjarmasin, and Kompas, among others. Faisal won first prize at the Lampung University Science Fiction Short Story competition in 2014. His best short story won the national short story competition, Pemprov Kalimantan Selatan in 2013, first prize in the National Short Story Competition Writing Revolution in 2012, First Prize in the All-Makassar University Students Short Story Competition by Hasanuddin University and was chosen Penyair Makassar 2013 and received the writing scholarship “Sahabat dari jauh” at the Makassar International Writers Festival in 2012. His latest novel was published in March, 2014 with the title Rain and Tears.1

  1. UWRF 2014 


  Manurung: 13 Pertanyaan untuk 3 Nama
Poetry Collection
128 page(s), Gramedia Pustaka Utama
  Dari Timur: Tulisan Pilihan Makassar International Writers Festival (Volume 1 – 2017)
104 page(s), Gramedia Pustaka Utama
  “Anak ini Mau Mengencingi Jakarta?”
("This Kid Wants to Urinate all over Jakarta?”)
222 page(s), Penerbit Buku Kompas
  Puya ke Puya
230 page(s), Kepustakaan Populer Gramedia (KPG)
  Di Tubuh Tarra, dalam Rahim Pohon: Cerpen Pilihan KOMPAS 2014
220 page(s), Penerbit Buku Kompas
  Saraswati: Wisdom & Knowledge, a Bilingual Anthology of Indonesian Writing
300 page(s), Yayasan Mudra Swari Saraswati
  Dunia Di Dalam Mata
Collection of Short Stories
282 page(s), Motion Publishing
  Merentang Pelukan
Poetry Collection
146 page(s), Motion Publishing

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