(Burma, 1974)   

Pandora is the editor of Tuning: An Anthology of Burmese Women Poets published in August 2012, the first of its kind in Myanmar. Her poems, essays and short stories are frequently seen in online Burmese journals, e-books and in print media. 

Pandora’s poems have been anthologized in Bones will Crow: 15 Contemporary Burmese Poets (ARC 2012 and NIUP 2013) and in two other volumes published in Myanmar in 2013. Translations of her work by ko ko thett have appeared in 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). She currently lives in Yangon and is working on her first collection. You can follow her on her blog. 

© Pandora (Translated by ko ko thett)

On the Map 2012: Pandora, produced by the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa.


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