Nu Nu Yi

in Inwa, Myanmar
May 18, 1957

Nu Nu Yi (Burmese: နုနုရည်, pronounced: [nṵ nṵ jì]; also referred to as Nu Nu Yi (Inwa) (နုနုရည် (အင်းဝ)), is a Burmese author. Known for portraying the lives of underprivileged Burmese in her works, she has drawn scrutiny from government censors. Her novel Smile As They Bow (1994), for which she was nominated for the 2007 Man Asian Literary Prize, was censored for more than 12 years. English version was published in 2008 by Hyperion Est. She was born in a village near Inwa in 1959, and has written 15 novels, 100 short stories and several magazine articles since 1984.

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