‘The book is small, about the size of a pocket notepad, mottled brown with a fading horned mountain goat sketched on the front cover. The staples have rusted, staining the inscription on the first page: ‘This Kachin Reader prepared by the Rev. J. F. Ingram for the second standard is approved by the Kachin tex (sic) book committee and is prescribed by the Director for Public Intruction (sic) for use in all Kachin schools.’
Longer article on ethnic writers in Myanmar today for the British Council Voices magazine. Read the rest here.