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Maya Denisa Saputra was
born on July 30, 1990 in Denpasar, the capital of Bali, and grew up on
Indonesia’s “island of the gods.” She left briefly to finish her
education, a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance from the
UK-based University of Bradford in Singapore. While holding a position
in the accounting department of a family business, she pursues her
interests in writing, literary translation, and photography.
writings and translation work have appeared in the Buddhist Fellowship
Singapore’s newsletter, “Connection,” and “Intersastra,” a literary translation initiative. In 2017, her translation of Indonesian novel "Dasamuka" was published by Dalang Publishing. Her second novel translation, "Blood Moon Over Aceh" followed two years later. She has also translated Korean children's books and drawing book for adults for Gramedia Pustaka.
Maya currently resides in Surabaya, East Java, with her husband and child.