Claudia Natasia

Writer


She was born in Jakarta (Aug 06, 1993), and currently lives in San Francisco



At age 16, she published her first realistic fiction novel, Just Like Butterflies, which details the experience of an adopted girl suffering from post traumatic disorder. The book was published in 2010 and reprinted in 2014. It was one of the titles selected to represent Indonesia at the World Book Fair.

All proceeds from Just Like Butterflies were used to improve the education condition of children in the city of Ambon. Aside from her interest in improving the educational welfare of Indonesian children, Claudia is also concerned with poverty alleviation. She has written extensively about this issue and has worked on efforts to help raise awareness for the cause.

Claudia Natasia is the oldest daughter from a family of entrepreneurs in Jakarta, Indonesia. She was educated at Sekolah Pelita Harapan. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley in 2015.


Book(s)


  Just Like Butterflies
Novel
224 page(s), Grasindo


What Media Say


Indonesian Novelist Spreads Her Youthful Wings (Oct 18, 2010)