ko ko thett is a Burma-born poet, poetry translator and editor. Since his samizdat days in Rangoon in the 1990s, ko ko thett has published and edited several collections of poetry and translations in both Burmese and English. His poems have been translated into a number of languages, from Brazilian Portuguese to Polish, and are widely anthologised. His translation work has been recognised with an English PEN award. thett’s most recent poetry collection is Bamboophobia (Zephyr Press, 2022). He lives in Norwich, UK.