Lung, Khine Soe


2015-16 Charles Pick South Asian Fellow

Khine Soe Lung is a Burmese citizen. She has been writing since fifteen, and her literary works, either in Burmese or English, are published in local magazines and journals.

She was a student at the University of Computer Studies, Yangon in 1996 and graduated in 2001. She worked in Myanmar for some years as a travel agent and then in Singapore for Nokia Service Centre and Apple Service Centre.

She was one of the founders and editors of Existence Online Magazine, which won an 'Academy Award' given by Myanmar Media Association in 2009. Since 2010, she has published nine eBooks on different themes such as 'arts', 'love', 'death', 'madness', 'theft', 'school', 'lewd business', 'apparition' and 'money', which have included, in addition to her own, the artwork from writers and artists of similar interests. Her literary works can be seen on her personal blog, and Facebook page. She is planning to publish a short story selection and is writing a movie script based on a short story of hers at the moment.

She currently lives in Hpa-An, Myanmar, devoting most of her time to translation and writing.