Ida Ahdiah


She was born in Cirebon (Nov 24, 1963), and currently lives in Jakarta
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A former journalist turned fiction writer. Her short stories have been published in scores of national newspapers and magazines. In 1995, she penned Wartawan Cilik (The Little Journalist), a children’s novel. In 2010 her book, Teman Empat Musim (Four Seasons Friend), was shortlisted for the Khatulistiwa Literary Award. She also writes non-fiction pieces on family and parenting. Her award-winning short stories have been published in Anita, Nona, Republika, Suara Merdeka, Jawa Pos, Pikiran Rakyat, Suara Pembaruan, Suara Karya, Femina and Kartini.