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Sainbayar Gundsambuu

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Sainbayar Gundsambuu was born in Tosontsengel, Zavkhan, Mongolia. He worked at the Montsame National News Agency as a journalist and English translator before becoming an instructor of English and American studies at the National University of Mongolia. In 2011, he was a Fulbright scholar at Indiana University, where he translated contemporary Mongolian short stories into English. His recent translations include Tudev London’s “The Desert Roach,” Namdag Donrov’s “Waiting for the Gone,” and Dorjgotov Tsend’s “The Light of a Finger-sized Candle.” He is a doctoral candidate at Osaka University, Japan.

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