Pandora

Pandora (b. 1974) compiled and published Tuning: An Anthology of Myanmar Women Poets (August 2012), the first of its kind in Burma. Her poems, essays and short stories are frequently seen in online Burmese journals, e-books and in print media. Her poems have been anthologized in Bones will Crow: 15 Contemporary Burmese Poets (ARC 2012 and NIUP 2013) and in several other volumes published in Burma. Translations of her work have appeared in international magazines such as Asymptote, Poetry Review, Sampsonia Way, English PEN, Bengal Lights and International Gallerie. Pandora is an alumna of the University of Iowa International Writing Program (Fall 2012). In 2015, Modern Poetry in Translation, a UK based magazine, featured four Myanmar women poets collected and co-translated by Pandora in collaboration with four UK women poets. Pandora’s children story book about geese named “PoPo MoMo GoGo” was published by the Eras in 2015 in Burma. Pandora used to work for Intellectual Property Office of Singapore. She currently lives in Yangon and is working on her first collection of poems and short stories.