Ben Sohib

Indonesia

Ben Sohib does not only write short stories and novels, but also film scenarios. His duology The Da Peci Code and Rosid & Delia was adapted to the big screen entitled “3 Hati 2 Dunia 1 Cinta” and awarded as the best FFI movie 2010. Most of Ben Sohib’s stories are based on Batavia-Arabic ethnic life as its background. In 2017, Ben participated in Program Residensi Penulis organized by the Komite Buku Nasional and Ministry of Education and Culture.