Ika Natassa

A banker with nearly 20 years of career experience who has fallen in love with writing since childhood. Heartbreak Motel is his tenth novel after A Very Yuppy Wedding (2007), Divortiare (2008), Anthologi Rasa (2011), Twivortiare (2012), Twivortiare 2 (2014), Critical Eleven (2015), Underground (2016), The Architecture of Love (2016), and Susah Sinyal (2018). Through her debut novel, Ika was nominated as a Young Talented Writer in the Khatulistiwa Literary Award in 2008. For her agility to balance careers as a banker and writer, Ika was also awarded the Women Icon Award by The Marketeers in the same year