Hanna Rambe is a prolific Indonesian author of several biographies and historical novels. Her strength lies in recounting Indonesian history in story form and luscious descriptions of the country’s landscape. Her writing draws attention to the fate of the indigenous people. Two of her most noteworthy novels are Pertarungan (Indonesiatera, 2002) and Mirah dari Banda.
Today, Hanna Rambe spends her time teaching English and writing. She is currently at work on a three-volume historical novel set in seventeenth-century Eastern Indonesia.