Meet Sunita Sahidin
Place of birth: Kinabatangan, Sabah
Year of birth: 1975
About Sunita Sahidin
Born and raised in Kampung Sukau, Kinabatangan, Sunita Sahidin studied at SMK Bukit Garam, Kinabatangan Secondary School and always had an interest in writing since her school days. However, only in November 2013 did she become active with her writings. Throughout her involvement in the field of literature, she had received many accolades and awards for her work. She had won the Grand Prize for Sayembara Penulisan Kreatif Edisi ke-3 2013 for her short story entitled “Teratak Jingga”, Hadiah Penghargaan Peraduan Menulis Cerpen SEDCO-BAHASA in 2014 for “Tiada Lagi Hutang Tertunggak” and Hadiah Sastera Sabah (HSS) 2014/2015 for „Coretan Kecil‟.
Sunita Sahidin is the President for Kinabatangan Writers and Art Activists Club (KAPUK SABAH). She is often involved in helping local artists and singers from Kinabatangan with their lyrics and songwriting. In 2018 and 2019, she published her books entitled “Ayang Si Jaguh Kecil” and “Melaka Sinar‟.