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The People Elsewhere, by Lucas Stewart

The People Elsewhere

In a five year journey all across Myanmar, Lucas Stewart travels from Yangon in the south to the northern limits of Kachin State in search of the literary luminaries of the country’s recent past. He bonds with censored and jailed writers, poets, publishers and booksellers, recording their stories of heritage and resilience.
Hidden Words: Contemporary Short Stories from Myanmar, edited by Lucas Stewart and Alfred Birmbaum

Hidden Words

In the first anthology of short stories from Myanmar published in the West, 7 of the leading contemporary Burmese language writers and 7 new voices from the ethnic regions, guide us on a sweeping journey, from the cities to the mountains, of this once pariah nation.
Stories of Uprising

Stories of Uprising

At a time that feels unprecedented in British politics – with unlawful prorogations of parliament, casual race-baiting by senior politicians, and a climate crisis that continues to be ignored – it’s easy to think these are uncharted waters for us, as a democracy.

A little more about me

Sadaik is at the crossroads of the literature from Myanmar and it’s politics, culture, history and travel. Lucas Stewart is an award-winning author of fiction and non-fiction, a former literature advisor to the British Council in Myanmar and co-founder of the Kachin: Uncivil War short story project.

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