Aprila Wayar


Aprila Wayar was born in Jayapura, Papua in 1980. She spent her childhood and teenage years in Tasikmalaya, West Java.

Her first novel, Mawar Hitam Tanpa Akar, was published in 2009. Her second novel, Dua Perempuan, was published in 2014. Sentuh Papua, her third novel, was published in 2018. She has just finished her fourth novel which will soon be published.

Aprila also works as a journalist for the past nine years. She is currently a contributor for “Dili Post” (Timor Leste). She has also worked as a researcher at FOKER LSM Papua (2010-2012).