Desi Anwar


Country: Indonesia

Desi Anwar is a national journalist, TV anchor, and writer, based in Jakarta. She has written multiple books published by Gramedia, including A Simple Life, Being Indonesian, Growing Pains, OFFLINE: Finding Yourself in the Age of Distractions, and The Art of Solitude.

Desi Anwar adalah jurnalis dan pembawa acara TV nasional, dan penulis yang berbasis di Jakarta. Dia telah menulis beberapa buku yang diterbitkan oleh Gramedia, termasuk A Simple Life, Being Indonesian, Growing Pains, OFFLINE: Finding Yourself in the Age of Distractions, dan The Art of Solitude.

Appearing in

Main Program | In Conversation with Audrey Magee

In Audrey Magee’s beautifully crafted novel, The Colony, she explores character, language, culture, and place on a picturesque Irish island and the impact of political systems and imperialism. Magee discusses …


Main Program | In Conversation with Desi Anwar

In The Art of Solitude, Desi Anwar’s musings and random thoughts captured during the time of Covid shows us that solitude is neither torment nor an affliction to be feared …


Special Event | Literary Lunch at Four Seasons of Wellness

From yoga and meditation to the importance of diet, self-care, and survival, Fariha Roisin, Tim Baker, Brigid Delaney, and Desi Anwar share their personal stories on the ultimate meaning of …