Writer Profile: Saw Khet

Saw Khet is an ethnic Rakhine novelist.  Born in Myepon Township in Rakhine state, he has spent his career in education as headmasters of various primary schools before retiring to Yangon in 2003 … 

Many of his novels revolve around the life of Rakhine fishermen, with one collection of short stories ‘Colouring the Good Deeds’ winning a National Literary Award in 2008.  His nonfiction on youth education and literary manuscripts have been awarded the Sarapy Beikmann Manuscript award 11 times.

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