Wendy Law-Yone, (pronounced [lɔ́ jòuɴ]; born 1947), is a critically acclaimed Burmese American author of novels and short stories. Though she did not settle in the United States until she was an adult, she is identified as an Asian American writer. Her novels, The Coffin Tree (1983) and Irrawaddy Tango (1993), were critically well received, with the latter nominated in 1995 for the Irish Times Literary Prize. Her third novel, "The Road to Wanting," (2010) is set in Burma, China and Thailand.To read more about Wendy Law-Yone, visit her page on Wikipedia. You can also see an interview with here here.
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Country of origin: Burma