The Bamboo Sea

I was honoured to be invited to guest blog a piece for the Bamboo Sea this month for a special month long series of shorts on Burma Many thanks to James Martin, writer and creator of Bamboo Sea Read the full piece here  

Chin State Ethnic Literature Workshop

Holding a literature workshop in Chin state, the least developed state in the second least developed country in Asia was always going to pose challenges. All of the Hidden Words workshops, regardless of the location, follow a logistical template revolving around our 2 partners, the Millennium Centres who provide the workshop venue and live literature … More Chin State Ethnic Literature Workshop

Dissident Blog Article

The Dissident blog, Swedish Pen’s online journal for freedom of speech and freedom of creativity has just published their special ‘Burma’ issue.  Author, literary activist and Pen Myanmar director, Dr Ma Thida (Sanchaung), Poet and Bones will Crow editor, James Byrne, Poetess Pandora, and Irrawaddy Journal founder, Aung Zaw all report on the state of … More Dissident Blog Article

Hpa-an Ethnic Short Story Workshop

The British Council, Hpa-an Millennium Centre and Karen region literature committees collaborated on a Short Story Workshop in Hpa-an (21st October – 25th October)   The British Council, in collaboration with Millennium Centres, leading Myanmar authors and regional literature associations, is spearheading a three year literature project named, ‘H² – Hidden Words, Hidden Worlds’, with … More Hpa-an Ethnic Short Story Workshop