Natasha Sondakh


She was born in Los Angeles and currently lives in Jakarta

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A writer and undergraduate at Northwestern University. Her writing career kicked off with several poems published in independent literary magazines, including Kudeta Mag, Helicon Literary & Arts Magazine, and Eunoia Review. She was further recognized for her writing by the University of Iowa, Columbia University, Glass Kite Anthology, Jakarta Intercultural School, and the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, with her poem Lantern on display at the Art.Write.Now exhibition in New York City.

Natasha has served on editorial boards of various print and online publications, in addition to being featured on TEDxJIS 2018 and Nine Lives Podcast for her work in translating Indonesian short stories. When she isn’t writing, you can find Natasha exploring local shops and restaurants with her friends. Otherwise, she will likely be on her couch, surfing Korean dramas on Netflix with her dogs Ollie, Harvey, and Hoshi.