Michelle Aung Thin

Michelle Aung Thin was born in Rangoon the same year as the coup d’état (1962) and brought up in Canada; she now lives in Melbourne. The Monsoon Bride, her first novel, was shortlisted for the Unpublished Manuscript Fellowship of the Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards 2010 and is the product of her PhD in creative writing under the mentorship of Brian Castro. She was the 2017 National Library of Australia Creative Arts Fellow for Australian Writing, supported by the Eva Kollsman and Ray Mathew Trust. Her second book, Hasina: Through My Eyes, was published by Allen & Unwin in 2019. She currently teaches at RMIT University.

Books from this author

Awards

Victorian Premier’s Unpublished Manuscript Award (Shortlisted 2010)