Luke James Corbin is an Australian writer, media producer and brewer based in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

He has an interest in fermentation, drinks and cultural change, and has written two coffee table books on drink in Asia, as well as one short documentary project. You can try Luke’s beers in Yangon, Mandalay and Naypyitaw, Myanmar, and in Bangkok, Thailand, brewed by the Burbrit Brewery. In Chiang Mai, limited batches hit the market every month from Buoyant Brews.

Luke founded, hosts and produces the Myanmar Musings podcast for the Australian National University and is Managing Editor-in-Chief of the bilingual Independent Journal of Burmese Scholarship, as well as copyeditor for Chiang Mai University’s Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities.

Contact Luke at He is sometimes available for work requiring precise language skills and specialist knowledge of Southeast Asia and particularly enjoys working with new and emerging scholars from the Zomia region.