Faisal Tehrani

is Research Fellow at Institute of the Malay World and Civilization (ATMA), National University of Malaysia (UKM). The Jakarta Post dated 28 August 2017 called him as 'Malaysia's Rebel Author'. Andrew Fowler, a famous Australian journalist and the author of 'The Most Dangerous Man in the World' stated that Faisal's translated works into English, 'The Nurse' (Misi), and 'Crises' (Kegawatan) as 'great narrative on the battle for ideas and freedom in Malaysia'. Meanwhile ASEAN (South East Asian) Literary Festival's official page 2017 named him as 'one of Malaysia's and Southeast Asia's important writers'. Seven of Faisal's literary works are banned by Malaysian government. His best remembered novels are '1515', 'Profesor', and 'Bagaimana Anyss Naik Ke Langit' translated into English by Brigitte Bresson as 'How Anyss Went to Heaven'. Sponsored by: Penerbit FIXI.

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