Charmaine Craig

Longlist, 2017 National Book Awards

Charmaine Craig’s first novel, The Good Men, was a national bestseller translated into six languages. Craig is a faculty member in the Department of Creative Writing at UC Riverside and the descendant of significant figures in Burma’s modern history.
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Miss Burma

Miss Burma, by Craig Charmaine book cover
ISBN 9780802126450 Grove Press / Grove Atlantic

Based of the lives of the author’s mother and grandparents, Miss Burma tells the story of modern-day Burma through the eyes of one family struggling to find love, justice, and meaning during a time of war and political repression. More about this book >

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Charmaine Craig

Charmaine Craig’s first novel, The Good Men, was a national bestseller translated into six languages. Craig is a faculty member in the Department of Creative Writing at UC Riverside and the descendant of significant figures in Burma’s modern history. A former actor in film and television, she studied literature at Harvard University and lives in Los Angeles with her husband and daughters.

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