Ama Achmad has always loved writing since she was little. Aside from writing, she is also a literary activist in Banggai. Ama is an Emerging Writers Makassar International Writers 2014 alumnus. His/her poems were published in anthologies. She also initiated a community for literacy and education, Babasal Mombasa. He/she and his/her community have held several literary and educational activities such as Banggai Literary Festival which will be/was its third this year. She can be reached at Twitter @ama_achmad.