RIT Authors and Poets

RIT and its successors have produced many distinguished authors and/or Laureate Poets.

Tekkatho Moe War

Saya U Moe Aung (Tekkatho Moe War, EE 63)’s works include

  • 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 (Ma Sandar, A 71) won several National Literary Awards. She donated several of her books to SPZP-2012, the Golden Jubilee, and selected “G Hall Thus”. Her spouse, U San Maung (A 7x) served as an editor of the “GJ” issue for the combined 1st BE intake of ’64 and ’65.

U Myint Pe

U Myint Pe (“Cartoon”, “Lushwindaw Seik Kyi”, M 72) is a co-founder of the famed “RIT Cartoon Box” with Saya U Khin Maung Phone Ko (“Phone Ko”, C 64) and Saya U Aung Myint (“Kyant Ba Hone”, Pet 69). He and fellow “Cartoon Box” alums (such as Mann Be (a) Aw Pi Kye) compiled a commemorative book for SPZP-2012 and a commemorative pamphlet for GJ.

U Thiha Latt

Saya U Thiha Latt (T8x) is a Cartoon Box alum. He coordinated the publishing/printing of “Swel Daw Yeik Magazine”, “Cartoon Selections”, “History of University Engineering Education in Burma/Myanmar”, …

Other Notable Authors, Poets and Composers

  • N. Jar Thaing served as contributing author & editorial adviser of various RIT publications.
  • Maung Sein Win (Padeegone)
  • Saya U Taing Oke (“Yin Maung”)
  • Saya U Thet Lwin (composer of “Mya Kyun Nyo Nyo Kun Yeik Kho”)
  • Ko Ko (Hset Hmu)
  • Saya U Nyunt Htay
  • Saya U Aung Myaing
  • U Toe Aung

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