ko ko thett is a Burma-born poet and poetry translator. He started publishing poems in samizdat form at Yangon Institute of Technology in the early 1990s. He left Burma in 1997, and after a whirlwind tour of Asia, Europe, and North America for two decades, thett happily resettled in Sagaing in his native Myanmar in 2017. As of 2021 he is most likely to be spotted in the Golden Triangle area of Norwich, UK. He writes in both Burmese and English.