Faisal Oddang


Country: Indonesia

Faisal Oddang writes poetry collections and novels. He received the 2014 ASEAN Young Writers Award, 2014 and 2018 Penulis Cerpen Terbaik Kompas, and 2015 Tokoh Seni Tempo. His latest books are the short story collection Sawerigading Datang dari Laut and the novel Raymond Carver Terkubur Mi Instan di Iowa.

Faisal Oddang menulis kumpulan puisi serta novel. Ia mendapatkan penghargaan ASEAN Young Writers Award 2014, Penulis Cerpen Terbaik Kompas 2014 dan 2018, Tokoh Seni Tempo 2015. Buku-buku terbarunya adalah kumpulan cerita pendek Sawerigading Datang dari Laut dan novel Raymond Carver Terkubur Mi Instan di Iowa.

Appearing in

Main Program | Peripheral Vision

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Main Program | Water’s Edge

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Special Event | Rhyme and Reason in the Region

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