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Faisal Oddang

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Faisal Oddang, acclaimed Indonesian author, won the 2015 Tempo Magazine award for Puya ke Puya. Notable achievements include grants from Robert Bosh Stiftung and Literary Colloquium Berlin in 2018, Iowa International Writing Program participation in 2018, and the 2014 ASEAN Young Writers Award. Recognized as Best Short Stories Writer by Kompas Daily in 2014 and Tempo Magazine’s Prose Writer of the Year in 2015. He had a writer’s residency in the Netherlands in 2016 sponsored by the Indonesian National Book Committee. Faisal also founded Kabisat Publishers and serves as Curator for the 2022 and 2023 Makassar International Writers Festival. He’s a Hasanuddin University lecturer specializing in Indonesian Literature within the Faculty of Cultural Sciences.1


  1. UWRF 2023 


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