Hera Diani is the Managing Editor/Co-Founder of feminist webmagazine Magdalene.co. With professional journalism experience spanning 20 years, Hera has worked at The Jakarta Post, Jakarta Globe and Voice of America. Her works have also appeared in a number of publications such as Foreign Policy, South China Morning Post, The Diplomat, and Strategic Review. Hera’s graphic memoir, “38 and Pregnant” was published in July 2018. She has translated and edited books as well, including “Menjadi Perempuan” (2018) and “HerStory” (2020).
JILF is an annual international literary festival initiated by the Literary Committee of Jakarta Arts Council (JAC). Just as JAC was built and nurtured by artists and for arts, JILF was founded by writers for the sake of literature and book industry.