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Eaindra (Myanmar)

Eaindra (b. 1973) was born in the Irrawaddy delta. Since publishing her first chapbook at the age of twenty she has been regarded as one of the most outstanding Burmese poets of her generation. Eaindra is a prolific blogger, contributing to significant Burmese magazines. Since 1996, she has published fifty poems and fifteen short stories in print media in Burma. Her first collection, As if It were for a Poem, was published in Rangoon in 2012. Eaindra, while working for a construction company in Singapore as a quantity surveyor, is also active as a founding member of the Aesthetic Light Foundation, a charity that aims to promote the wellbeing of Burmese writers living in Burma.