Dee Lestari is a bestselling and critically acclaimed writer in Indonesia. She began her literary career with her debut in 2001, a serial novel titled Supernova. Dee is a two-time recipient of Indonesia’s Book of The Year Award, and also a two-time recipient of Indonesia Reader’s Choice Award as ‘Favorite Author’ and ‘Favourite Book’. Aside from the Supernova series, Dee has published Perahu Kertas (Paper Boats), three anthologies: Filosofi Kopi (Coffee’s Philosophy), Madre, and Rectoverso. Her latest novel, Aroma Karsa (2018), broke the pre-order sales record in Indonesia. She’s also known as an accomplished singer-songwriter. She had four albums with her former vocal trio, Rida Sita Dewi, and produced two solo albums. She writes songs for renowned Indonesian singers.