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Dicky Senda

Dicky Senda is a writer and food activist from Mollo, South Central Timor, Indonesia. Has published a poetry compilation Cerah Hati (2011), a collection of short stories Kanuku Leon (2013), Hau Kamelin & Tuan Kamlasi (2015) and Sai Rai (2017). He was invited to the Makassar International Writers Festival (2013), Bienal Sastra Salihara (2015), Asean Literary Festival 2016, Ubud Writers & Readers Festival 2017 and Melbourne Writers Festival 2018. Now lives in Taiftob village in the mountains of Mollo, South Central Timor and manages social enterpreneurship communities named Lakoat. Kujawas, which integrates art communities, citizen libraries, archive rooms and production space for processed agricultural products. Together with the community in his village, he initiated Skol Tamolok, a critical and contextual education model for indigenous people, the Apinat-Aklahat residency program and the Mnahat Fe’u Heritage Trailer, a gastronomic tour program during the harvest season in the Mollo mountains.


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