Maung Day

Maung Day is a poet, artist, translator and development worker from Myanmar/Burma. He has published eight books of poetry in Myanmar language and one chapbook in English. His poems have appeared in literary journals such The Wolf, The Awl, Guernica, Shampoo, International Poetry Review, Bengal Lights and Asymptote. He has translated the works of a number of poets including Adonis, Robert Kelly, Russell Edson, Tomas Transtromer, Ilya Kaminsky, Wislawa Szymborska and Kim Addonizio, as well as the works of Myanmar poets such as Aung Cheimt, Khin Aung Aye, Moe Way, Mae Yway, and Eindra. He has shown his drawings, videos and installations internationally. He now lives and works in Yangon.