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Authors and Poets

Update : March 19, 2020

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RIT has produced Distinguished Authors and Laureate Poets.

Tekkatho Moe War (Saya U Moe Aung)

  • Editor of RUESU (Rangoon University Engineering Students Union) Magazine
  • Chief Editor of “Hlyat Sit Sar Saung” (published the EE Association)
  • Chief Editor of RIT Annual Magazines (for a decade or so)
  • Chief Editor of commemorative “Swel Daw Yeik Sar Saung” (for SPZP-2002, SPZP-2007, and SPZP-2010)
  • Chief Editor of commemorative “Swel Daw Yeik Magazine” (for Shwe YaDu and SPZP-2016)
  • “Swel Daw Yeik Foundation News/Updates”
  • Articles and Poems in newspapers, journals, magazines
  • Author and/or Co-author of Books (Poems, Articles)

Ma Sandar (Daw Cho Cho Tin)

  • Won several National Literary Awards.
  • Donated several of her books to SPZP-2012, the Golden Jubilee, and selected “G Hall Thus”.
  • Her spouse, U San Maung served as an editor of the GJ issue for the combined 1st BE intake of ’64 and ’65.

U Myint Pe (Cartoon, Seik Kyi)

  • Co-founder of “RIT Carto on Box” with Saya U Khin Maung Phone Ko (“Phone Ko”) and Saya U Aung Myint (“Kyant Ba Hone”).
  • He and fellow “Cartoon Box” alums (e,g, Aw Pi Kye) compiled a commemorative book for SPZP-2012 and a commemorative pamphlet for GJ.

U Thiha Latt

  • Cartoon Box alum / maintainer
  • Coordinated the publishing of “Swel Daw Yeik Magazine”, “Cartoon Selections”, and “History of University Engineering Education in Burma/Myanmar”

Other Notable Authors, Poets and Composers

  • Saya U Thet Lwin : Maung Ngwe Hlinne
  • Maung Sein Win (Padeegone)
  • N. Jar Thaing
  • Saya U Taing Oke : Yin Maung
  • Saya U Aung Myaing : Okpo Maung Yin Maung
  • Saya U Nyunt Htay : Maung Nyunt Htay (Ah Htet Minhla)
  • U Toe Aung : Ko Toe (Hmit Chay)
  • Ko Ko : Hset Hmu
  • Daw Than Yi : Maubin Ma Shwe Than
  • U Tin Htut : Mon Yu

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