lil is a journalist and essayist whose work has taken them from the streets of downtown yangon to the deserts of southern california. lil writes about the arts, queerness, race, tech, incarceration, and the future. on occasion, poems.
they have written for: Mother Jones, The Guardian, LAist, Frontier Myanmar, The Myanmar Times, ARTnews, Autostraddle, Bitch, and others.
their poetry appears in The Offing, Nepantla, and The Wildness.
during the pandemic, they created a newsletter, samo notes, an infrequent mix of essay and poetry about their hometown. sign up here