Adam Karlin

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Adam Karlin is an author, journalist, and travel writer, and has written for outlets including the BBC, NPR, and Christian Science Monitor. He is also a regular author for Lonely Planet, where he has contributed to dozens of guidebooks. His essays have featured in multiple non-fiction anthologies, including "The Places We've Been: Field Reports from Travelers Under 35," and "Inheriting the War: Poetry and Prose by Descendants of Vietnam Veterans and Refugees." He is pursuing an MFA at the University of New Orleans. On Twitter at @adamkarlin and Instagram @adamwalkonfine.


Cover Photo: The author's grandfather, U Thein Doke, in the 1950s / photo courtesy of the author
When the Moon Met the Tiger: Homecoming and Loss in Myanmar

A homecoming could happen across many continents. It was not a physical place, but a family’s embrace.

Apr 19, 2018