Gonchigkhand Byambaa

Genres: Irish Writing | New & Emerging Writing

Gonchigkhand Byambaa is a social worker and writer from Mongolia. She is one of the founders of Migrant Women Na hÉireann, which seeks to raise awareness and provide support to victims of domestic and gender-based violence. She writes about Mongolian culture in an attempt to honour her parents’ legacy and illustrate the beauty and hardship that comes with a traditional nomadic lifestyle. She is one of the inaugural Play It Forward fellows. These fellowships are aimed at nurturing and amplifying the talents of writers whose voices and stories have traditionally been underrepresented in Irish literature and publishing and are a joint initiative between Skein Press and The Stinging Fly.

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