On Ethnic Literature Symposiums

‘Decades of military rule, pervasive censorship polices and poor communication and transport infrastructure have essentially created two literary spheres in Myanmar, those that exist in Yangon and those elsewhere with very little knowledge or interaction between the two. The Hidden Words Hidden Worlds Symposium sought to bring those spheres a little bit closer with the beginning of a dialogue on literature in languages from around Myanmar’

My short article on the Hidden Words, Hidden Worlds ethnic literature symposium in Yangon. Originally posted on Kitaab. Read the rest here.