Writer Profile: Green Maung

Myint Win Hlaing (1981) is an ethnic Rakhine writer and teacher born in Pan Ni La village, Rakhine State.  He is a leading member of an influential Rakhine literature circle organising talks and live literature events for his remote community.  He has published short stories both in Burmese in Shwe Amyutae and Yote Shin Tay Kabyar magazines and in Rakhine language in Rakhine Journal.  He writes under the pen name Green Maung.

*This is the tenth 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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