Despite being a decade old, still the best English language collection of short stories from Myanmar available. Featuring over 20 celebrated writers including Journal Kyaw Ma Ma Lay, Nyi Pyu Lay, U Pe Myint, Khet Ma, Ma Sandar and Ma Ju among others. Ma Thanegi’s translation, as usual, is pitch perfect with each story accompanied by a colour illustration.
Title: Selected Myanmar Short Stories
Translator: Ma Thanegi
Publisher: Unity Publishing House
(Sadaik Shorts is a series of very short reviews of fiction and non-fiction from Myanmar writers in English)