Dee Lestari


Country: Indonesia

Dewi Lestari, popularly known by her pen name Dee Lestari, is one of the frontrunners of Indonesia’s modern book scene. Dee initiated her career in the music industry as a singer and songwriter. As an author, she has published nine books, including the hugely popular Supernova series. Her latest book, Aroma Karsa, was released earlier this year.

Dewi Lestari, lebih dikenal dengan nama penanya Dee Lestari, adalah salah satu pelopor sastra modern Indonesia. Dee mengawali karirnya di industri musik sebagai seorang penyanyi dan penulis lagu. Sebagai seorang penulis, ia telah menerbitkan sembilan buku, termasuk seri Supernova yang sangat populer. Buku terakhirnya, Aroma Karsa, telah diterbitkan awal tahun ini.

Appearing in

Main Program: Serial Storytellers

Surely the only thing better than a good book is an entire series of good books. Meet three authors who have created wondrous worlds that keep readers coming back for …


Live Music & Arts: Musical Storytelling: Aroma Karsa

For a writer, presenting a new work is the same as the moment of giving birth. This is a rare chance to join one of Indonesia’s favorite authors, Dee Lestari, …


Main Program: Jagadhita

Like many Festivals past, this year’s theme is drawn from a Balinese Hindu philosophy. ‘Jagadhita’ is the individual pursuit of universal harmony and prosperity as one of life’s primary goals. …