Ilda Karwayu

Country: Indonesia

Ilda Karwayu is an Indonesian writer who works in poetry, fiction, and non-fiction. She is the new co-director of the Makassar International Writers Festival (MIWF). Her poetry book, Binatang Kesepian dalam Tubuhmu (Lonely Animals Inside Your Body), was published in 2020 by GPU and received a nomination for the Ministry of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology Literary Award in 2022. She actively participates in the Akarpohon Mataram Community and is also involved in arts management, particularly in the fields of literature, music, and theater, in Mataram, Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara.

Supported by the Manajemen Talenta Nasional.

llda Karwayu adalah seorang penulis Indonesia yang mengerjakan puisi, fiksi dan nonfiksi. Ia adalah co-direktur dari Makassar International Writers Festival (MIWF). Buku puisinya, Binatang Kesepian dalam Tubuhmu (Lonely Animals Inside Your Body), diterbitkan GPU pada 2020 dan mendapat nominasi untuk Penghargaan Sastra Menteri Pendidikan, Kebudayaan, Penelitian dan Teknologi 2022. Ia dengan giat terlibat dalam Komunitas Akarpohon Mataram dan juga terlibat pengelolaan seni, terutama di bidang sastra, musik, dan teater, di Mataram, Lombok, Nusa Tenggara Barat.

Didukung oleh Manajemen Talenta Nasional.

Appearing in

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