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

You can find his writing in Frontier Myanmar, Journal of Burma Studies, New Mandala, Global Times, and other venues, and you can drink some of his beers in Thailand and Myanmar, brewed by the Burbrit Brewery.

Luke produces the Myanmar Musings podcast and is Managing Editor-in-Chief of the bilingual Independent Journal of Burmese Scholarship.

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. In 2023 Luke was Story Consultant for the short documentary film Sra Stories: Distilling a Lasting Legacy, which screened at the 2023 Cambodian International Film Festival.

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