Ilda Karwayu, writes poetry, fiction and non-fiction. In 2017, thanks to Yayasan Kelola, she became one of the participants of the Nusantara Internship with the placement of the Culture Division at The Japan Foundation, Jakarta. She was one of the emerging writers at the 2019 Makassar International Writers Festival (MIWF). Ilda has published two poetry anthologies, namely EULOGI (PBP, 2018), and Binatang Kesepian dalam Tubuhmu (GPU, 2020). Everyday she teaches English and BIPA at the Mataram Lingua Franca Institute (MaLFI), and runs activities at the Akarpohon Community of Mataram, Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara.