Mu Mu Winn is a writer and teacher. She graduated with an MA in English from Yangon University and taught the subject there for 15 years. Leaving Myanmar she worked in China, Laos and Bhutan for the United Nations, before gaining her MA in Education from Sussex University in the UK. She spent the next 16 years living in Qatar as an English Lecturer at the State University. She has now returned to Yangon where she dabbles in translation and interpretation. She has published one novel in English, ‘A Gentle Kind of Poverty’.