Kadek Sonia Piscayanti


Country: Indonesia

Balinese writer Kadek Sonia Piscayanti has published several books, most recently her poetry collection Burning Hair (2017). A theatre director, she manages Mahima Community cultural group, and established independent publisher Mahima Institute Indonesia to develop literacy among young writers. In 2018 she received a Ford Foundation grant for her project 11 Ibu 11 Panggung 11 Kisah (11 Mothers, 11 Stages, 11 Stories).

Penulis asal Bali Kadek Sonia Piscayanti telah menerbitkan beberapa buku, yang terakhir adalah buku kumpulan puisinya berjudul Burning Hair (2017). Sebagai seorang direktur teater, ia mengelola kelompok budaya Mahima Community, dan mendirikan penerbit independen Mahima Institute Indonesia untuk meningkatkan minat kesusastraan di kalangan penulis muda. Pada 2018, ia menerima beasiswa dari Ford Foundation untuk proyeknya 11 Ibu 11 Panggung 11 Kisah (11 Mothers, 11 Stages, 11 Stories).

Appearing in

Main Program: Fantastical Realms

From a man begging forgiveness from a tree, to a woman engaging in intense conversation with a snake in Eden, every poem is a realm of its own. Poetry’s precise …


Main Program: Art for Impact

A pantomime artist slash social activist, a theatre director assisting mothers to stage their own play, a visual artist helping people with schizophrenia, and an actor and illustrator remembering the …


Workshop: Writing Feminism

Women of words, sharpen your statements in this workshop celebrating the links between literature and feminism. Learn how to tackle issues of gender equality and diversity with writing that’s both …


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 …