About Her

Rain Chudori is a writer, speaker, and creative director. She is the founder and curator of Comma Books, a publishing division under Penerbit KPG which focuses on contemporary emerging writers. She has written Monsoon Tiger and Other Stories (2015), Imaginary City (2017), Biru dan Kisah-Kisah Lainnya (2018), and was included in UWRF’s Emerging Writers Anthology (2018).

Named "the literary prodigy" by Nylon Magazine, she has written for The Jakarta Post, The Jakarta Globe, Tempo, Salihara, VICE, Whiteboard Journal, and other publications. Her literary work has been exhibited in Frankfurt Book Fair, London Book Fair, and other cities, and has won the National Book Committee translation grants. Her commercial work includes concept creation, editorial spreads, copywriting, branding, and digital strategy. She has worked for an array of international and national brands through multimedia channels such as billboards, magazines, video and audio.

Her work explores the theme of emotions, identity and body, heritage, space, and the various states of being. She is represented by Kin Management and Borobudur Literary Agency. She was named after the poet.


Experience Example 1
2002 – 2006

Experience Example 2
2006 – 2012

Experience Example 3
2012 – 2015

Experience Example 4
2015 – Present