Writer Profile: Mra Hninzi

Mra Hninziis a renowned Burmese to English to Burmese translator. She was head of the foreign relations division at the department of immigration from 2000 2005, after she retired from government service she began her translation career. Her translated books include A brief History of Globalisationby Phillippe Legrain (which won the Sarpay Beikmann translation award in 2005), the Bonesetters Daughterby Amy Tan, Small Miraclesseries by Yitta Halberstam and Judith Leventhal and Thant Myint Us River of Lost Footsteps.