‘Censorship, in any form, is an evil beast. Not only does it steal a writer of their words, it deprives a reader of the writer. Sayar Lay Ko Tin is one of those writers who Myanmar has the sad legacy of silencing more than most countries. And by that I mean not just the decades of poetry, stories and articles that have come from him, but the man himself.’
My thoughts on a book launch from writer Sayar Lay Ko Tin in Yangon. Originally posted on Kitaab. Read the rest here.