IBE S. PALOGAI
Ibe S.Palogai is a poet and cultural activist, graduated from the Faculty of Cultural Studies, Hasanuddin University. He is one of the founders of Makassar Literary Institute. His works mainly focuses on colonial wars. In 2016 he was invited at the Makassar International Writers Festival and a year later, he attended Ubud Writers and Readers Festival. In 2018 he joined writer residency program supported by Indonesia’s National Book Committee in Leiden, Netherlands and in the same year, his poetry book Cuaca Buruk Sebuah Buku Puisi was listed as a finalist for Kusala Sastra Khatulistiwa. Ibe collaborated with Lontara Project in publishing La Galigo Visual Book. His third poetry book, Struktur Cina Yang Pudar is published this year.