June Nilian Sang

June Nilian Sang (1988) is an ethnic Chin writer and editor, born in Thantlang, Northern Chin State.  Graduating with a BA in English from Kalaymyo University, he moved to India after the 2007 Saffron Revolution returning to Myanmar in 2012.  He has held several positions at Lai Hakha language journals, including online editor of the Chinland Post, Chief Editor of the Chin Times and Executive Editor of the Chin Digest.  He speaks five languages, Lai Hakha, Lai Falam, Mizo, English and Burmese.  He writes under the pen name Salai JNS.

*This is the third in a series of adapted profiles on writers taken from the 2017 anthology ‘Hidden Words Hidden Worlds: Contemporary Short Stories from Myanmar’

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