Dee Lestari, is a bestselling and critically acclaimed writer in Indonesia. She began her debut in 2001 with a serial novel 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 The Most Favorite Author and The Most Favourite Book.
Aside of Supernova series, Dee has written 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 is 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 has been writing songs for renowned Indonesian singers.