ABOUT lillian

lillian is a reporter and essayist whose work has taken them from the streets of downtown yangon to the deserts of southern california. lillian writes about the arts, queer communities, race, tech, policing, and the future. on occasion, poems.

lillian has written for: The Guardian, LAist, Frontier Myanmar, The Myanmar Times, ARTnews, Autostraddle, Bitch Magazine, and others. 


their poetry appears in The Offing, Nepantla, and The Wildness. their academic writing can be found in the UCLA Criminal Justice Law Review.

during the pandemic, they created a newsletter, samo notes, an infrequent mix of essay and poetry about their hometown. sign up here


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