• The Making of Abhaya: Burma’s Fearlessness

    For his book Abhaya, James Mackay photographed former prisoners with the name of a current political prisoner written on their palm. More than 2,000 Burmese political prisoners — including monks, students, journalists, lawyers, MPs and over 300 members of Aung San Suu Kyi’s opposition National League for Democracy — are incarcerated in horrendous conditions.

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  • Bones Will Crow: An Anthology of Burmese Poetry

    Burmese poet Khet Mar interviews James Byrne and Ko Ko Thett, editors of the Bones Will Crow. In their conversation, they talked about how the idea for the anthology came to Byrne, the hard work behind assembling it, and the way in which languages, when placed side by side, can change each other.

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