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Jono Hardjowirogo

A graduate of Long Island University and the University of California at Los Angeles, he worked as Editor for the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Hayden Books, Bantam Books, Simon & Schuster, Henry Holt, and Berlitz International. He then spent twelve years with the … [Read more...]

Joyce Di Lorenzo

Joyce (Linda Joyce de Ruyter) was born in 1951, on the Indonesian Island of Java, in the village of Surabaya.  Her father and mother were of mixed Dutch and Indonesian descent, they are Eurasians.  After the Indonesian National Revolution, which followed World War II, her parents, forced to leave … [Read more...]

Katrin Figge

A German-Indonesian writer who has lived and worked in Japan, Germany and Indonesia, and now based in Berlin. She's also the author of the book "An Tagen wie diesen" (Days Like These), which was published in 2015. … [Read more...]

Lenny Wen

A children’s book author and illustrator born and raised in Indonesia. From a young age, she loved nothing more than telling stories and filling out papers—including school textbooks—with doodles. Stories and imagination are her safe places to escape from her challenging childhood. Despite … [Read more...]

Li-Young Lee

Li-Young Lee was born in Djakarta, Indonesia in 1957 to Chinese political exiles. Both of Lee’s parents came from powerful Chinese families: Lee’s great grandfather was the first president of the Republic of China, and Lee’s father had been the personal physician to Mao Zedong. In Indonesia, Dr. Lee … [Read more...]