portrait of Mui Poopoksakul

Mui Poopoksakul

Mui Poopoksakul is a lawyer-turned-translator with a special interest in contemporary Thai literature. Her first book-length translation, The Sad Part Was by Prabda Yoon, won a PEN Translates award and will be published by Tilted Axis Press in early 2017. Mui’s work has also appeared in various literary journals, including Words without Borders, Two Lines, Asymptote, The Quarterly Conversation and In Other Words. A native of Bangkok, she spent most of her life on the U.S. east coast before moving to Berlin, Germany.

Poems translated by Mui Poopoksakul