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Malvern Books presents: An Evening with Leila S. Chudori

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An Evening with Leila S. Chudori

WHEN: April 12, 2016 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for an evening with Indonesian author and journalist Leila S. Chudori. Leila will be sharing her historical novel Home (recipient of the 2012 Khatulistiwa Literary Award, Indonesia’s most prestigious literary prize), which explores the lives of Indonesian exiles from the 1965 anti-Communist massacre to the overthrow of Suharto in 1998.

Leila S. Chudori (Jakarta, 1962) is Indonesia’s most prominent and outspoken female author and journalist. She has worked at the renowned Indonesian news magazine TEMPO since 1989, where she is now Senior Editor. A scholarship recipient, she completed university studies at Trent University in Canada and returned to Indonesia in 1988. Chudori started publishing as a child at the age of twelve in children’s magazines, and she is the author of several anthologies of short stories, novels, TV & film scripts, Chudori is considered one of Indonesia’s boldest storytellers.