Bamby Cahyadi is a pen name and his real name is Bambang Cahyadi. A man who was born in Manado on 5 March 1970 works as an Operation Manager in Food and Beverage company in Jakarta. His seriousness to writing short story has been starting in 2007. Bamby started to write his stories on the internet in his blog. Currently, he writes various short stories in several newspapers such as Koran Tempo, Suara Pembaruan, Republika, Seputar Indonesia, Suara Karya, Pikiran Rakyat, Lampung Post, Tribun Jabar, Riau Pos, Batam Pos, Berita Pagi Palembang, Jurnal Bogor, Harian Global (Jurnal Medan), Radar Tasikmalaya, Analisa Medan, Majalah Horison, Femina, Story, D’sari and Esquire Indonesia. Writing essays in Media Indonesia, Pikiran Rakyat, Pramuka Magazine and Tabloid Eksponen, and he is active to manage Jakarta Literature Community (Kosakata) with his friends.
In his childhood, his parents moved from one town to another town due to their duty, thus he studied in different town every year. His kindergarten school was in Manado, his elementary school was in Bitung and Ampana, and graduated from elementary in SD Negeri 26 in Tegal. Then, he graduated his Junior High School in SMP 1 Medan and graduated from High School at SMA Negeri 1 Tasikmalaya. He graduated his bachelor degree in Economy from Siliwangi University, Tasikmalaya. Then, he got a degree as Bachelor of Hamburgerology from McDonald’s Hamburger University Sydney, Australia.
Tangan untuk Utik (Koekoesan Publisher, 2009) is his prime collection of his. Furthermore, he involved in the Anthology making of Bob Marley and 11 Sriti.com selected short stories (Gramedia Pustaka Utama, 2009), potpourri of short story Si Murai dan Orang Gila (DKJ & Kepustakaan Populer Gramedia, 2010) and potpourri of short story Temu Sastrawan Indonesia IV Ternate (TSI IV, 2011). Finally, his novel he wrote with other 11 writers titled Sengatan Sang Kumbang (2011).