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Maung Maung Myint

Maung Maung Myint is a Burmese freelance journalist who was one of the founding members of Democratic Voice of Burma. He also worked for Radio Free Asia, Burmese Service, for sixteen...

Khet Mar

Khet Mar (Myanmar, 1969) is a novelist, short story writer, poet, and essayist. As a twenty-two-year-old university student, she was arrested for her political activism, tortured, and...

Tin Moe

Tin Moe was born in 1933. He is the author of some twenty-five books, including eighteen collections of poetry. At twenty-six, he published his first collection of...

Maung Tha Noe

Maung Tha Noe is well-known for introducing modern poetry into Burmese literature circles in the 1960s. He is one of the most prolific translators both into and from Burmese.

Myo Myint Swe

Myo Myint Swe (1933–90) was born in  Magyidaw, Shwebo District, Burma. A multitalented and prolific writer and artist, he authored more than five hundred poems, including several...

Lyn Swe Aye

Lyn Swe Aye, M.D., was born in Burma (Myanmar ) and currently lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. His translations of Burmese poems have appeared in several anthologies, including  Poet...
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