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 many online and print publications. She is the translator of Night, a chapbook of poems by Nepali poet Sulochana Manandhar, published in 2019 by Tilted Axis Press. Working closely with Nepali illustrators and storytellers, Muna has also edited a handful of children’s books. Muna writes Lightroom Conversations, a monthly column for Nepali Times where she interviews interesting and important women in the Nepali literary scene. She is the founder of KathaSatha, an initiative that delves in literary activism. When she is not teaching or writing, she is busy running ĀMĀKO, an intergenerational pickle company.