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Famous Writers from Indonesia

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List of famous writers from Indonesia, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Indonesia is home to many prolific writers, including those who write fiction, non-fiction, poetry, biographies and more. These are some of the best Indonesian writers that have ever lived, so if you're a native of Indonesia and an aspiring writer then use this list as inspiration to achieve your own writing goals.

This list below has everything from Kamila Andini to Fahri Asiza.

This list answers the questions, "Who are popular Indonesian writers?" and "Which writers are from Indonesia?"

You can click on the names of these renowned writers of Indonesia in order to get more information about each one. Some of these historic writers may no longer be living in Indonesia, but they're all of Indonesia descent.
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    Tasikmalaya, Indonesia

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    Ismail Basbeth

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    Sapardi Djoko Damono is listed (or ranked) 53 on the list Famous Writers from Indonesia

    Sapardi Djoko Damono Indonesia

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    Koentjaraningrat is listed (or ranked) 54 on the list Famous Writers from Indonesia

    Koentjaraningrat Yogyakarta, Indonesia

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    Sutan Takdir Alisjahbana is listed (or ranked) 55 on the list Famous Writers from Indonesia

    Sutan Takdir Alisjahbana Natal, Indonesia

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    Taufik Ismail is listed (or ranked) 57 on the list Famous Writers from Indonesia

    Taufik Ismail Bukittinggi, Indonesia

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    Selo Soemardjan is listed (or ranked) 58 on the list Famous Writers from Indonesia

    Selo Soemardjan Yogyakarta, Indonesia

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    Dahlan Iskan is listed (or ranked) 59 on the list Famous Writers from Indonesia

    Dahlan Iskan Magetan Regency, Indonesia

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    Marah Roesli Padang, Indonesia

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    Marga T Jakarta, Indonesia

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    Bandung, Indonesia

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    Armijn Pane is listed (or ranked) 64 on the list Famous Writers from Indonesia

    Armijn Pane DVD Region 4, Oceania, Eurasia

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    Subagio Sastrowardoyo is listed (or ranked) 65 on the list Famous Writers from Indonesia

    Subagio Sastrowardoyo East Java, Indonesia

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    Sawahlunto, Indonesia

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    Bandung, Indonesia

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    Eka Budianta East Java, Indonesia

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    Sardjito Magetan Regency, Indonesia

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    Ahmad Tohari Banyumas Regency, Indonesia

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    Emha Ainun Nadjib Jombang Regency, Indonesia

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    Andrea Hirata Belitung, Indonesia

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    Medan, Indonesia

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    Nugroho Notosusanto Rembang Regency, Indonesia

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    Fadli Zon Jakarta, Indonesia

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    Jakarta, Indonesia

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    Central Java, Indonesia

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    Sutardji Calzoum Bachri is listed (or ranked) 79 on the list Famous Writers from Indonesia

    Sutardji Calzoum Bachri Indonesia, Rengat, Asia

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    Cecep Syamsul Hari Indonesia

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    Sariamin Ismail West Pasaman Regency, Indonesia

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    Seno Gumira Ajidarma Eastern United States, Boston, Area code 617

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    Afrizal Malna is listed (or ranked) 83 on the list Famous Writers from Indonesia

    Afrizal Malna Jakarta, Indonesia

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    Kuslan Budiman DVD Region 4, Oceania, Eurasia

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    Ismail Marahimin Medan, Indonesia

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    Laksmi Pamuntjak Indonesia, Jabodetabek, Java

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    Linus Suryadi AG Indonesia, Java, Asia

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    Agam Wispi North Sumatra, Indonesia

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    Widji Thukul Surakarta, Indonesia

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    Abbe Ac

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    Akhudiat is listed (or ranked) 91 on the list Famous Writers from Indonesia

    Akhudiat East Java, Indonesia

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    Iwan Simatupang Indonesia, North Sumatra, Asia

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    Lily Yulianti Farid South Sulawesi, Indonesia, Sulawesi

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    Deddy Armand

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    Hendrawan Wahyudianto

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    Ifan Adriansyah Ismail

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    Herlinatiens Special Region of Yogyakarta, Indonesia, Java

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