Maw Ma Thae

Maw Ma Thae (b. 1988) is an ethnic Kayah, born in Demawsoe Township, Kayah State.  She is an active member of the once outlawed Kayah Nationalities Literacy and Culture Committee, assisting in ongoing community projects promoting Kayah literature and mother-tongue based education.

*This is the seventh 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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