Michelle Aung Thin was born in Burma (now Myanmar) in 1962, the year of the military coup, and left with her parents when she was an infant. She grew up in Canada, and now calls Australia home. She teaches at RMIT University in Melbourne.
Michelle Aung Thin, author of Crossing the Farak River, will be signing in the Annick Press booth #336 on Thursday at 10:30 AM. Fourteen-year-old Hasina is forced to flee everything she knows in this gripping account of the crisis in Myanmar. Fast-paced and accessibly written, this tackles an important topic frequently in the news but little explored in fiction.