Innosanto Nagara


Country: Indonesia

Innosanto Nagara is a children’s author, activist, and graphic designer. He is the author of the bestselling alphabet book A is for Activist as well as Counting on Community, My Night in the Planetarium, and The Wedding Portrait. Innosanto was a graphic designer for a range of social change organizations before founding the Design Action Collective, a worker-owned cooperative design studio in California.

Supported by Embassy of the United States. 

Innosanto Nagara adalah penulis buku anak, pegiat, dan desainer grafis. Ia adalah penulis buku alfabet terlaris A is for Activist serta Counting on Community, My Night in the Planetarium, dan The Wedding Potrait. Innosanto adalah desainer grafis untuk beragam organisasi sosial sebelum mendirikan Design Action Collective, sebuah studio desain kooperatif yang bisa dimiliki oleh pekerja di California.

Didukung oleh Embassy of the United States. 

Appearing in

Main Program: Worth a Thousand Words

This year a graphic novel was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize for the first time. From ethereal children’s books to striking covers of new and classic novels, images can …


Main Program: Serious About Young Minds

Ranging from a profound examination of childhood to contemporary works that engage the intellect of children and teenagers, these writers and artists are serious about young minds. Connect with your …


Children & Youth: My Night in the Planetarium

This is a true story. Do you want to hear it? My Night in the Planetarium is the story of one magical night in the Jakarta Planetarium. But it’s also …


Satellite Event: Write Your Own History

Writing is a wonderful tool for self-expression and exploring your past. With children’s author, activist, and graphic designer Innosanto Nagara, learn how to write your history through the lens of …


Satellite Event: Writing for an International Audience

Do you have dreams of reaching readers around the world? Join Innosanto Nagara and the literature community of Ambon for a relaxed discussion about the best methods and techniques for …


Satellite Event: Understanding America

As the US Embassy’s Assistant Cultural Affairs Officer for Exchanges, Brett Alexandra Walkley manages exchange programs for Indonesian professionals to the US. Children’s book author and graphic designer Innosanto Nagara …


SATELLITE EVENT: Innosanto Nagara: Reading and Children’s Workshop

Join us as best-selling children’s author Innosanto Nagara shares his award-winning picture books. Innosanto Nagara is a children’s author, activist, and graphic designer. He is the author of the bestselling …