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Meet Norhayati Tasif

Place of birth: Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

About Norhayati Tasif

Norhayati Tasif is from Kampung Ulu Seberang, Kota Kinabalu Sabah. She studied at Sekolah Kebangsaan Buit Hill Penampang, Sabah and continued her studies at Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Putatan, Kota Kinabalu. She chose Literature stream and started writing in Form 4 and Form 6. After graduating from school, she participated in a program organized by the Persatuan Kembara, Kota Kinabalu in Pulau Rang Bulan, Kota Belud in 1998 chaired by Puan Sitti Rahmah G. Ibrahim.

Norhayati Tasif is increasingly interested in the field of literature and continues to write to this day. She has produced the first collection of short stories entitled, ‘Kembang Sakura Di Gunma’. She then went on to write in various creative writing genres such as short stories, poetry and novels. Her work has also been widely published in local newspapers such as New Sabah Times, Daily Express, Utusan Borneo and Harian Mercu. She joined the Sabah Language and Literature Body (BAHASA) in 2007 until now.




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