Mario F. Lawi

Residency Destination: Destination: Italy/ Florence Duration of residency: 1 July – 29 August (2 months) Domicile: Yogyakarta [email protected]  


Mario F. Lawi was born in Kupang, Timor, East Nusa Tenggara. On Februari 19, 2011, he and several writers in Kupang initiated Dusun Flobamora literary community, which keied up weekly literary discussion and monthly literary bulletin. He wrote four poetry books, including Memoria (Memory) which was awarded by Tempo Magazine as one of 2013 Recommended Poetry Book; Ekaristi (Eucharist) by Tempo Magazine as the Best Indonesian Poetry Book of the Year in 2014. He also awarded Taruna Sastra in 2015 by The Language Development and Fostering Agency, The Ministry of Education and Culture, Indonesia.