Home | What's New Headlines | Writer Spotlights | Book Chronicles | Translations | Story Directory Writers | Contributing Authors | Books | Publishers | News Sources
If you are a writer yourself, help us grow the database? Get listed! — A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z

Jakarta Post / All Things Books
May 24, 2024

Jakarta Post / As Seen On
May 21, 2024

Foreign Affairs / What Media Says
May 17, 2024

Electric Literature / All Things Books
May 16, 2024

Isla Winarto

Authors / Translator


Isla Winarto was born in Sydney, Australia, to an Australian mother and Indonesian father. Until the age of six, she grew up in Australia , then moved to Indonesia where she first met her Indonesian father who had been deported from Australia, under the White Australia policy, just a few months before she was born. Isla achieved a BA honors degree in Indonesian language/literature from the University of Sydney and a Graduate Diploma in Education from Sydney Teachers’ College. Her hobbies are reading, traveling, meeting new people and doing social work. She has traveled to almost 40 countries on personal and business trips.


Books — or in Translation(s)/Editing(s)



About Us

Ready to dive into the magic of our writer's directory? It's not just a cool space for writers to connect; it's like the ultimate toolkit for event hosts, lit organizers, artsy souls, librarians, book nerds, and everyone curious about Indonesian writers. Think of it as the cozy HOME for INDONESIAN WRITERS, where we're on a mission to smash those pesky language barriers holding back Indonesian books and lit from taking over the world. Read more!

Got burning questions, awesome comments, juicy articles, or just some cool info to drop? We're all ears! Shoot us an email, give us a shout on X, Facebook, or Instagram, or hit us up using the contact form. Let's make this a conversation!