Nay Win Myint

Nay Win Myint became an established short story writer in 1980. He has published nearly 200 short stories, and  is also well known for his novels, works of adolescent literature, travelogues, translations of famous essays and features about the social life and economy of Burma. Two of his short story collections, Twelve Puppet Strings and Sixteen Small Houses,  received Burma’s National Literary prize, as did his 2007 novel, Buffalo Festival. In early 2008, he began a series of translations of The Glass Palace by Amitav Gosh for Burma's famous literary magazine, Shwe Amyutay.”


There will be Light: A Freedom to Write Literary Festival