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A Fulbright Scholar and former reporter for Voice of America, Ahmad Fuadi went to George Washington University and Royal Holloway, University of London for his masters. ‘The Land of Five Towers’ is his debut novel and the first of his trilogy.

Finding comfort in sharing stories (Jakarta Post, 2017)

A handful of people want to step out of their comfort zone because sometimes a comfortable life is just not enough.

The Jakarta Post, 13 Feb 2017, Hans David Tampubolon

In the late 2000s, Ahmad Fuadi reached a point where he found that his life had become too comfortable. He felt this urgent need to achieve greater things. Back then, the former journalist of Tempo Magazine had achieved the so-called dream of educated middle class Indonesians.

Born in Bayur, Agam, West Sumatra in 1972, Ahmad earned his bachelor’s degree in international relations from Padjadjaran University in Bandung, West Java. He got a scholarship from Fulbright to complete his Master’s degree in medi