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Leila S. Chudori is Indonesia’s most prominent and outspoken female journalist.
She worked at TEMPO News Magazine from 1989 to 2018. She is also considered
one of Indonesia’s boldest story-tellers and is a well-known figure in the
Indonesian literary scene. She is the author of several anthologies of short stories,
three novels, TV and film scripts. Her novel Pulang (Home) was translated into
English, French, German, Dutch and Italian. Today, Leila lives in Jakarta with her
daughter, Rain Chudori-Soerjoatmodjo.