Muna Gurung is a writer, translator and educator based in Kathmandu. She received her MFA from Columbia University, where she was a teaching fellow. Her fiction, non-fiction and translated works have appeared in The Margins, Himal Southasian, Words Without Borders, Roads and Kingdoms, La.Lit and The Record.She is the translator of Night, a chapbook of poems by Nepali poet Sulochana Manandhar, published by Tilted Axis Press in the UK. Working closely with Nepali illustrators and storytellers, Muna has also edited a handful of children’s books such as The Journey, Sani and the Big Storm, The Great Hairy Khyaa, and Firefly. Muna writes a monthly column for Nepali Times called Lightroom Conversations, where she interviews interesting and important figures in the Nepali literary scene. She is the founder of KathaSatha. When she is not teaching or writing, she is busy running ĀMĀKO, and intergenerational pickle company.