Muna Gurung is a writer, translator and educator based in Kathmandu, Nepal. She received her MFA from Columbia University, where she was a teaching fellow. Her fiction, non-fiction and translated works have appeared in various online and print publications. Working closely with Nepali illustrators, she has also edited a handful of children’s books. Muna writes a monthly column for Nepali Times called Lightroom Conversation, where she interviews women writers in the Nepali literary scene. She teaches writing at the Open Institute for Social Sciences and is the founder of KathaSatha. When not writing or teaching, Muna runs an inter-generational pickle company called ĀMĀKO.