Kusala Sastra Khatulistiwa


An annual award that recognizes Indonesia’s best prose and poetry, and initiated to celebrate the leading writers in the Indonesian literary scene—providing them not only with recognition from the local literary community, but also funding for their craft. Formerly known as Khatulistiwa Literary Award, Kusala Sastra Khatulistiwa was founded in 2001 by author and film director Richard Oh and the then-chief executive of Plaza Senayan, Takeshi Ichiki.


The 19th Kusala Sastra Khatulistiwa

Awarded on Oct 16, 2019 at Atrium Plasa Senayan, Jakarta