The Writer’s Block: A Video Q&A with Khet Mar
In this edition of The Writer’s Block, Khet Mar discusses her forthcoming collection Nightbirds & Other Stories.
Khet Mar (Burma) is a journalist, novelist, fiction writer and essayist. Author of one novel, Wild Snowy Night, as well as several collections of short stories, essays and poems, her work has been translated into English and Japanese, broadcast on radio, and made into a film. Currently a broadcast journalist with Radio Free Asia, Khet Mar was an exiled writer-in-residence in City of Asylum/Pittsburgh from 2009-2012; she wrote the text and her husband, visual artist Than Htay, created the artwork on the façade of “Pittsburgh-Burma House” (324 Sampsonia Way), which now serves as the headquarters of City of Asylum/Pittsburgh and Sampsonia Way Magazine.