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Han Lynn (Myanmar)

Fellow of the Sylt Foundation
Han Lynn spent a residency at the Sylt Foundation in Johannesburg/South Africa in 2015. In 2017 he will travel to Germany to join the Poetry on the Road Festival in Bremen and to spend a residency on the German Island of Sylt. He is also the host of our opening workshop in Yangon/Myanmar as a part of the Sylt Foundation's exchange programme Transformation and Identity.

Han Lynn, born 1986, is a poet and translator living in Yangon. Being the author of three poetry collections, he translates international poetry into Burmese. His poems have been featured in local and international periodicals and anthologies. His poetry have been translated into English and Bengali. In 2015 he completed a poet-residency of Sylt foundation in Johannesburg, South Africa, and took part in Litfest International Literary Festival in Harare, Zimbabwe. In 2016 he took part in ASEAN Poets Forum & ASEAN Poetry Recital (2016) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He is working as a copywriter. Together with Nyan Lynn and Nyi Sane he is the co-founder and co-editor of the Burma-based electronic journal Be Untexed.