New York, NY – Ms. Gurung is a writer and educator from Kathmandu. Her fiction and translated works have appeared in Words Without Borders, HimanSouthasian, VelaMag and Lalit. She received her MFA from Columbia University, where she was a teaching fellow. Muna currently directs a high school writing center in NYC, where her students help her discover America through activities such as eating an entire packet of “Sour Patch Kids” while writing about the flavour blue. In Kathmandu, she runs writing workshops through KathaSatha, an organisation she founded that fosters a public writing and storytelling culture in Nepal. Muna is a 2015 Margins Fellow at the Asian American Writers Workshop.