ko ko thett is the co-editor of Picking Off New Shoots Will Not Stop the Spring, a new collection of “witness essays and poems from Burma/Myanmar 1988-2021.”
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founded “Sandratra,” an association of young Malagasy poets, and joined with others to found the Malagasy National Committee of ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites). In addition to his work as a poet—Mr. Rajaonarison has authored many poetry collections, including Voyage Sur Les Hautes Terres (Trip to the Highlands, 2002)—he makes translations, contributes to local newspapers, and often appears on radio and television programs. He is participating courtesy of the U.S. Department of State.