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 


“Anak ini Mau Mengencingi Jakarta?”
("This Kid Wants to Urinate all over Jakarta?”)
222 page(s), Penerbit Buku Kompas
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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