Faisal Oddang

An alumnus of Indonesian literature at Hasanuddin University. He wrote a collection of Perkabungan untuk Cinta dan Manurung  as well as Tiba Sebelum Berangkat,  and Puya ke Puya, which became one of the winners of the 2014 Jakarta Arts Council novel competition and the best novel 2015 version of Tempo Magazine. His latest books: the short story collection SawerigadingDatang dari Laut dan novela Raymond Carver Terkubur MiInsta in Iowa.

Awarded: ASEAN Young Writers Award 2014 from the Government of Thailand, Best Short Story Writer Kompas 2014 & 2018, Tempo Art Figure 2015, Robert Bosch Stiftung Funds 2018 from Literarisches Colloquium Berlin. As well as attending the Iowa International Writing Program 2018, the United States, the London Book Fair 2019, England, and the Agor Drysau Festival, Wales 2019. Currently, they are conducting activities at the Makassar Literary Institute and Leap Publishing.