Marcella Purnama

Marcella Purnama grew up in Jakarta as a fourth-generation Chinese Indonesian. After realizing her dream of studying in Melbourne, she returned to her homecountry to work as a content writer. Eighteen months later, she threw in the towel to study publishing. Over the years, Marcella has been published in various print and online publications, including The Jakarta Globe, Indonesia Mengglobal, Perspektif Magazine, Meld Magazine, and The Conversation. What I Wish I Had Known is her first book. Visit her blog at