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ko ko thett

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ko ko thett

ko ko thett’s comfort zone is Burmese, but he also enjoys the discomfort of English, a language most of which he learned, and is still learning, as a poet. He has published and edited several poetry collections and translations and flown to a decent number of literary events, from Sharjah to Shanghai. His poems are widely translated, and his translation work has been recognized with an English PEN Translates Award. ko ko thett’s most recent poetry collection is Bamboophobia (Zephyr Press, 2022). He lives in Norwich, UK.

Articles by ko ko thett

Two swallows in flight
Photo by Julian on Unsplash
Spring
By Nga Ba
In this witness poem from the anthology Picking Off New Shoots Will Not Stop the Spring, Burmese poet Nga Ba finds that repression always leads to resistance.
Translated from Burmese by ko ko thett
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