Writer Profile: Ma Sandar

Ma Sandaris an architect by trade and a writer by choice. She made a name for herself with the publication of Innocence of Youth, a novel on the lives of students at the Yangon Institute of Technology in 1972. She has gone on to publish 50 short stories and 13 novels, winning 3 National Literary Awards in 1994, 1999 and 2002. 5 of her novels have been made into movies.