Ilda Karwayu lives in Mataram. She writes poems and essays. Her poems were published in several anthologies. In 2017, she worked at Kelola Foundation for Nusantara internship program located at The Japan Foundation Jakarta. Her solo poetry book is Eulogi (PBP, 2018). Her daily activities are teaching English and BIPA in Mataram Lingua Franca Institute (MaLFI) and working as a program manager at Mataram Akarpohon Community.