Khin Myo Chit

Khin Myo Chit (Burmese: ခင္‌မ္ယုိးခ္ယစ္‌; IPA: [kʰìn mjóʊ tʃʰiʔ]; 1 May 19152 January 1999) was a Burmese author and journalist, whose career spanned over four decades. She began her career writing short stories in Burmese for Dagon Magazine in 1934. She worked on the editorial staff of The Burma Journal during anti-colonial movements. After the war, Khin Myo Chit wrote for The Oway, a Burmese newspaper.

She graduated from the University of Rangoon in 1952, and served as an editor for The Guardian Daily, when she began writing short stories and articles in English. Her story, The 13-carat Diamond, which appeared first in The Guardian Daily was featured in Fifty Great Oriental Stories, published by Bantam Classics. Other stories, including "Her Infinite Variety" and "The Four Puppets" won acclaim in Asia. During her career, Khin Myo Chit wrote many English publications, including a historical novel on King Anawratha.

Khin Myo Chit died on 2 January 1999 at her home in Yangon, Myanmar.
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