Alfian Dippahatang was born in Bulukumba, South Sulawesi, Desember 3rd 1994. After quitting Indonesian Literature at Makassar State University he went to the same major at Hasanuddin University and graduated from there. He’s actively involved at Malam Puisi Makassar (Makassar Poetry Night), Makassar Literature Institute, and Fishing Study Group. He’s an Emerging Writer at the Makassar International Writers Festival 2018 and then participating at Short Story Writing Program of Southeast Asia Literary Forum (Mastera) in Depok, 2018. His published books: three collections of short stories Semangkuk Lidah (Ghina Pustaka, 2016), Dapur Ajaib (Basabasi, 2017), and Bertarung Dalam Sarung dan Kisah-Kisah Lainnya (KPG, 2019). Her novel: Kematian Anda Yang Tak Sia-Sia (Diva Press, 2018).