Michelle Aung Thin was born in Burma, raised in Canada and writes about negotiating hybrid identity. Her novel, The Monsoon Bride (Text), is about the Anglo-Burmese in colonial Burma. Her current project crosses contemporary Yangon with historical Rangoon (funded by Asialink, Creative Victoria, Australia Council and Canada Council). She is also working on a book about Rohingya displacement. Michelle teaches at RMIT University.