2019 Authors…

Hello! Welcome to our bios and photos page! Meet just some of the fantastic writers taking part in the 2019 Festival (many more – including over 100 Myanmar authors – will appear here as we receive their bios & photos)…

Malcolm Clarke

Two-time Oscar Winner and Four-time Academy Award nominated Director, Writer & Producer – Malcolm Clarke has been making films since the early 1980s, first.... [ read more ]

Michael Vatikiotis

Michael Vatikiotis is the Asia Regional Director for the Geneva-based Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue. Based in Singapore, he works on promoting dialogue and conflict.... [ read more ]

Chris Gunness

Chris Gunness was born in Trinidad, then a British colony, to an Indian father and an English mother. His great great great great grandfather.... [ read more ]

U Hla Min

U Hla Min is a distinguished freelance bilingual writer, translator, interpreter and editor. His many projects include contributing to the Burmese Language Project, the.... [ read more ]