Burmese-American Writer Wins Graywolf Prize

Coming off the publication of her first experimental novel The End of Peril, the End of Enmity, the End of Strife, A Haven (Noemi Press, 2018), Burmese-American writer Thirii Myo Kyaw Myint had won this year’s Graywolf Press Nonfiction prize for her unpublished manuscript, Zat Lun …

From the press release, Zat Lun ‘pushes back against expectations around immigrant narratives and explores home, belonging, and identity through the lens of various cities and villages in the United States and Myanmar’

The Graywolf Non-fiction Prize is one of the USA’s leading literary non-fiction awards for emerging writers.

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