Wendy Law-Yone
©  Faryn Borella 

Guest 2021.

Bibliography

The Coffin Tree
Knopf
New York, 1983


Irrawaddy Tango
Knopf
New York, 1993


The Road to Wanting
Chatto & Windus
London, 2010


Golden Parasol
A Daughter’s Memoir of Burma
Chatto & Windus
London, 2013


Dürrenmatt and me
Eine Passage von Burma nach Bern
Verbrecher Verlag
Berlin, 2021
[Ü: Johanna von Koppenfels]

Wendy Law-Yone [ Myanmar ]

born in Mandalay in 1947, is a Burmese author. Her father was publisher of independent Burma’s first English-language newspaper, which was shut down as a result of the 1962 military coup. She left the country as a stateless person five years later. In the U.S., she published her first novels describing the experience of political upheaval and exile. In 2015, she was the Friedrich Dürrenmatt Visiting Professor at the University of Bern. Wendy Law-Yone now lives in London and in Provence.