Luke James Corbin is an Australian editor, media producer and brewer based in Yangon, Myanmar since February 2016. In early 2021 Luke relocated to Chiang Mai, Thailand.

You can find his writing in Frontier Myanmar, Journal of Burma Studies, New Mandala, Global Times, Myanmar Times and East by Southeast, and you can drink his beers in bars and stores across Myanmar and at the Burbrit Brewery.

Currently, Luke produces the Myanmar Musings podcast, edits the bilingual Independent Journal of Burmese Scholarship, mentors writers for Oxford Tea Circle and analyses political risk and conflict dynamics in Myanmar for humanitarian responders.

His most recent edited publications are a special journal issue and the volume Moving Around Myanmar. His most recent written publication is Heritage Drinks of Myanmar, a coffee table book published by Silkworm Press in 2022 (for Asia/Oceania orders click here and for the Americas/EU click here).

Contact Luke at He is occasionally available for research projects and to edit theses, books and other works requiring precise language skills and specialist knowledge of Southeast Asia. Luke particularly enjoys working with new and emerging scholars from the Zomia region.