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.