About

Zeyar LYNN (poet, translator, language instructor; Burma/Myanmar) is the author of more than twenty poetry collections, including [Distinguishing Features] (2006), [Real/Life: Prose Poems] (2009) and [Kilimanjaro] (2010). He has translated John Ashbery, Charles Bernstein, Donald Justice, Sylvia Plath, Wisława Szymborska, Tomas Tranströmer and Dean Young, as well as many Chinese, Japanese, Australian, East European and Russian poets. Since 2005 he has organized and hosted the annual UNESCO World Poetry Day event in Yangon. He is also one of the editors of the quarterly, Poetry World. He teaches English at a specialized language school.

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Publications

  1. Japanese Modern Poems (2001)
  2. Sylvia Plath Life/Poetry (2003)
  3. Ancient Classic Japanese Love Poems (2004)
  4. The most beautiful word (2004)
  5. Language Poetry and Other Poetics (2005)
  6. Identity (2006)
  7. Thursday over Infinity (2006)
  8. Producing the Poetry Writer (2007)
  9. Introduction to John Ashbery (2007)
  10. 2007 (2008)
  11. In search of Poetic Life (2009)
  12. Real/Life: Prose Poems (2009)
  13. Robert Kennedy Saved from Drowning and Other Short Story Translations (2009)
  14. Charles Bernstein Interviews/ Writings (2009)
  15. Futurism/ Surrealism/ Expressionism (2009)
  16. Kilimanjaro (2010)
  17. Potentials of Myanmar  Contemporary Poetry (2012)
  18. Being Poetic (2012)
  19. Making Poetry (2013)
  20. Phone Call from Dalian (2014)
  21. Dean Young (2014)
  22. Paz, Neruda (2015) with Thurein Lynn and Phyu Hnin Phway
  23. Smoke of Depression (1982) (2016)
  24. Zeyar Lynn Selected Poems (2016)
  25. IOWA Days (2017)