Stories from data

8. November 2020 
15:30 — 16:30  WIB (showcase & discussion)
Moderator: Grace Situngkir (Elex Media Komputindo)
Speakers: Hetih Rusli (Gramedia Writing Project), Sastri Sunarti (Badan Bahasa)
Language: Indonesian (no interpretation)

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Showcase from top participants of Stories from Data track, followed by a discussion.
Grace Situngkir has adored fantasy stories since she was a little girl. She then dedicated herself to being a Fantasy Novel Editor at Elex Media Komputindo. During her free time, she learns foreign languages and has become a voice over talent.

Sastri Sunarti is a researcher at the Language and Book Development Agency and is active in the Let’s Read Indonesia movement. She has won several poetry reading competitions and short story reading competitions, such as the award as the best short story reader for students in West Sumatra in 1989. After a vacuum of ten years, in early 2004 she began playing theater again in Taman Ismail Marzuki with director Yos Rizal Manua with a script “Wanderers From Heaven” by Hans Sach (Germany).

Hetih Rusli started her career as a freelance translator, became the Lead Editor of Fiction at Gramedia Pustaka Utama, and founder of a digital writing platform, She has 20 years of experience in the book industry and her interest in the film industry placed her as Director of Publishing and IP Licensing at Rekata Studio, which handles book-to-film adaptation licenses for books published by Kompas Gramedia publisher.