Writers Directory


A. Fuadi

A writer, novelist and social entrepreneur. His debut novel Negeri 5 Menara (The Land of 5 Towers) broke the publisher’s sales record (Gramedia Pustaka Utama) for the last 37 years. Negeri 5 Menara is the ...

A. Teeuw

Andries Teeuw, better known as A. Teeuw in scholarly circles and Hans Teeuw to his friends, was a Dutch critic of Indonesian literature. Teeuw conducted a field study of Indonesian literature in Yogyakarta between 1945 ...

AA Navis

Ali Akbar Navis was a prominent Indonesian author, poet and humorist. Navis showed signs of creativity from a young age. Before discovering his talents as a writer, he was an accomplished flautist and viola player. He was also a ...

Aan Mansyur, M.

M Aan Mansyur works as a librarian at KataKerja, a creative room in Makassar. His published works are: Aku Hendak Pindah Rumah (2008), Tokoh-tokoh yang Melawan Kita dalam Satu Cerita (2012), dan Kukila (2012). His ...

Abdul Muis

Abdul Muis (also spelt Abdoel Moeis; 3 July 1883 – 17 June 1959), was an Indonesian writer, journalist and nationalist. He argued tirelessly for Indonesia’s independence from the Netherlands. Born in Sungai Puar in West ...

Abdullah Harahap

A writer of horror fiction. His name may not ring a bell among young Indonesians, but ask anyone who was in their teens in the 1970s, and chances are they can remember feeling terrified after ...

Abidah El Khalieqy

Abidah El Khalieqy was born in 1965 in Jombang, East Java. This graduate of Ma’had Modern Putri PERSIS Bangil, Pasuruhan and IAIN Sunan Kalijaga Yogyakarta began to write in her youth and has been very ...