Felix K. Nesi


Country: Indonesia

Felix K. Nesi is from West Timor, East Nusa Tenggara (NTT). His book, Orang-Orang Oetimu, won the 2018 Jakarta Arts Council (DKJ) Novel Manuscript Contest, was a finalist for Kusala Sastra Khatulistiwa, and won the Ministry of Education and Culture Literature Award in 2021. His monologue manuscript, Radio Ibu, was produced by Titimangsa and broadcast on the Indonesiana.TV channel. In early 2022, he became a writer-in-residence at the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa.

Felix K. Nesi berasal dari Timor Barat, Nusa Tenggara Timur (NTT). Salah satu bukunya, Orang-Orang Oetimu, menjadi pemenang Sayembara Naskah Novel dari Jakarta Arts Council (DKJ) tahun 2018, finalis Kusala Sastra Khatulistiwa, dan meraih Penghargaan Sastra Kemdikbudristek tahun 2021. Naskah monolognya, Radio Ibu, diproduksi oleh Titimangsa dan ditayangkan di kanal IndonesianaTV. Awal tahun 2022 ia menjadi writer-in-residence di International Writing Program dari Universitas Iowa.

Appearing in

Main Program | Voices from the East

Regional disparities in literary access have contributed to many eastern Indonesian stories and narratives remaining untold. Listen to writers and community activists Aprila RA Wayar, Felix K. Nesi, and Maria …


Main Program | Power Structures in Storytelling

Stories grant us the power to create parallel universes within which we may explore ourselves and our world, including examining our social and political landscapes. Join award-winning Irish author Audrey …


Main Program | Combatting Racism through Creative Practice

As we strive to improve conversations about race, racism, and racial justice, the environment in which we’re speaking seems to be constantly shifting. Our writers and poets offer their different …