Anwar Ridhwan

Anwar Ridhwan


Born
in Sungai Besar, Selangor, Malaysia
August 05, 1949

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Dr. Anwar Ridhwan was born in an agricultural based family who was then reside in Sungai Besar, Selangor, previously the family lived in the neighboring state of Perak. He graduated from University Malaya with a Bachelor of Arts in 1973, then Masters of Arts in 1983 and finally finished his doctorate (Ph.D) in 1998. Soon he pursue his career in Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka (DBP) until resignation in 2005 as Production Director of DBP.[1] On 11 August 2009, he was officially announced as the nation's 10th Sasterawan Negara by the Deputy Prime Minister, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin in his office in Putrajaya.

In writing, he is a well known novelist and a short story writer. His first novel, Hari-hari Terakhir Seorang Seniman won the Yayasan Sabah-GAPE
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