Clarissa Goenawan


Country: Singapore

Clarissa Goenawan is an Indonesian-born Singaporean writer and translator. Her short stories have won several awards. Rainbirds, her debut novel, has been published in eleven different languages. Her second novel, The Perfect World of Miwako Sumida, came out in 2020. Watersong is her third novel.

Supported by Gramedia Pustaka Utama

Clarissa Goenawan adalah seorang penerjemah dan penulis Singapore, namun lahir di Indonesia. Cerita pendeknya meraih banyak penghargaan. Rainbirds, novel pertamanya telah diterbitkan dalam berbagai bahasa. Novel keduanya, The Perfect World of Miwako Sumida rilis 2020 lalu. Tahun ini ia meluncurkan novel ketiganya, berjudul Watersong.

Didukung oleh Gramedia Pustaka Utama

Appearing in

Main Program | Unraveling Secrets in Fiction

Hidden histories, secret identities and words unspoken. How do writers enrich their fictional worlds with layers that only unfold and reveal themselves over time? Writers Clarissa Goenawan, Karina Robles Bahrin …


Book Launch | Watersong

Clarissa Goenawan is an award-winning author from Singapore. Set in Japan, her most recent novel Watersong (2022) follows protagonist Shouji Arai. When he crosses one of his company’s most powerful …