The People Elsewhere is a vivid tableau of time and place, and an ode to the ethnic richness of Myanmar.
Lucas Stewart was born in England in 1980 and grew up in Qatar, Iraq and Brunei. He moved to Myanmar in 2011 and worked with writers, poets and publishers in the post-censorship era. His writing on Burmese and ethnic language literature has appeared in several international publications. He left Myanmar in 2016.