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Khamsing Srinawk at his home in Rai Than Kasem, Pak Chong, Nakhon Ratchasima
|Born||25 December 1930
Bua Yai District, Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand
|Pen name||Lao Khamhom
|Notable awards||National Artist in Literature (1992)|
Khamsing Srinawk (Thai: คำสิงห์ ศรีนอก, RTGS: Khamsing Sinok) is a writer from the Isan region of Thailand. He writes under the pen name Lao Khamhom (ลาว คำหอม). He was named a National Artist in Literature in 1992 and is best known for his satirical short stories published in his 1958 collection Fa Bo Kan (ฟ้าบ่กั้น) ['The Sky is No Barrier']. Benedict Anderson argues that Khamsing is the best known short story writer in Thailand.
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