Andre Septiawan


Country: Indonesia

Born on the coast of West Sumatra, Andre Septiawan majors in English Literature at the University of Andalas in Padang. He began to explore the world of literature in high school and since then regularly writes poetry and short stories. Supported by his family environment and education, he is striving to become a full-time writer.

Lahir di kawasan pesisir Sumatera Barat, Andre Septiawan kini mengenyam pendidikan Sastra Inggris di Universitas Andalas di Padang. Ia mulai mengeksplorasi dunia sastra sejak duduk di bangku Sekolah Menengah Atas, kemudian mulai menulis puisi dan cerita pendek secara rutin. Didukung oleh lingkungan keluarga dan pendidikannya, ia bercita-cita menjadi seorang penulis sepenuhnya.

Appearing in

Main Program: Higher Self

“Writing poetry is like having a conversation with our higher self,” says American poet Jericho Brown. They hail from different generations but the lives of these four writers are shaped …


Book Launch: UWRF18 Bilingual Anthology

Each year the UWRF puts a call out to emerging writers across the archipelago: send us your stories. From hundreds of submissions, the most outstanding new Indonesian voices are published …


Live Music & Arts: From Bali to West Africa

Thursday night is rich in cultural and artistic diversity at Taman Baca. Get ready for powerful poetry performances by Festival poets from near and far. Then, join virtuoso musician, improviser …