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Writer Herry Gendut Janarto Dives Into Poetry With Humor

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Gado-gado Kredo: 101 Puisi Humor

Written by Lisa Siregar, originally published in Jakarta Globe

Oct 28, 2016

Biographical writer Herry Gendut Janarto has turned to comedy in his latest book "Gado-Gado Kredo" (Credo of Gado-Gado). The book, which was released at the end of August, is a collection of 101 poems that Herry wrote over the past year. It also marks his return after a four-year hiatus. To celebrate the milestone, publisher Kompas Gramedia launched the book during a night of poetry, humor and jazz at Bentara Budaya Jakarta on Thursday (27/10). The event featured comedy group Bagito, critic and creative consultant Maman Suherman, actor Budi Ros, television personality Mayong Suryolaksono and conductor Jay Wijayanto sharing the stage to read Herry's poems.

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