Kadek Sonia Piscayanti


Country: Indonesia

Balinese writer Kadek Sonia Piscayanti has published a number of books including The Art of Literature and Perempuan Tanpa Nama. She is a theatre director and manages the cultural group Mahima Community. She also established independent publisher Mahima Institute Indonesia in North Bali to develop literacy among young writers. Her most recent publication is Burning Hair, a poetry anthology released in May 2017.

Penulis asal Bali, Kadek Sonia Piscayanti telah menerbitkan beberapa buku, termasuk The Art of Literature dan Perempuan Tanpa Nama. Kadek adalah seorang sutradara teater dan mengelola grup kebudayaan Mahima Community. Ia juga mendirikan penerbitan Mahima Institute Indonesia di Bali Utara untuk mengembangkan bakat anak muda dalam menulis. Karya terbarunya berjudul Burning Hair, sebuah antologi puisi yang diterbitkan pada bulan Mei tahun 2017.

Appearing in

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