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Bondan Winarno


He spent most of his career as a writer and journalist. His last position before a voluntary retirement was chief editor of Suara Pembaruan, Jakarta’s evening newspaper. He has written hundreds of columns in the international and national media on the subject of environment, business, social issues, and lately on food. His investigation on Bre-X (a gold scam in 1997) is a must-read book for students of journalism. He is also an acclaimed short-story and novel writer. He has published two anthologies of his short stories, and four novels – two of the novels were made into feature films.

After his retirement, he found a ‘new life’ as a presenter of popular TV food show (TransTV and AFC), a job he kept for almost ten years.1

  1. UWRF 2014 


Petang Panjang di Central Park
Collection of Short Stories
360 page(s), Noura Books
Pada Sebuah Beranda
Collection of Short Stories
227 page(s), Jalansutra
Pistol Perdamaian
Collection of Short Stories
182 page(s), Penerbit Buku Kompas

In the Headlines

Journalist, culinary expert Bondan Winarno passes away

Jakarta Post / What Media Says
Nov 29, 2017

The literary light from the east

Jakarta Post / As Seen On
May 29, 2017


Jakarta Post / As Seen On
Oct 18, 2015

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