ko ko thett

photograph : Victor Shen

ko ko thett is a poet by choice and Burmese by chance. The Burden of Being Burmese, a collection of ko ko thett’s poems that have appeared in literary journals worldwide, is published from Zephyr (Hong Kong and US) in 2015. He has recently read at Sharjah International Book Fair, Hong Kong Poetry Nights and Minsheng Art Museum in Shanghai. After a whirlwind tour of Southeast Asia and Europe for about 18 years, ko ko thett is now happily resettled in Yangon. He writes in both Burmese and English.