Ko phayam

Stories in Ko_phayam

To the Moken village.

by Cassie Marketos

Ko phayam — In 2008, a monsoon devastated the Moken villages dotting Buffalo Bay on Koh Phayam in Thailand. Afterward, the Thai government partnered with an NGO to purchase a new, more removed plot of land for th...

Today's office

Today's office.

by Cassie Marketos

Ko phayam — I lacerated myself on a coil of rusted wire fencing yesterday. Didn’t see the metal’s ragged edge, concealed placidly beneath yellowed grass, and — mid-stride — took two metal prongs straight into the...


Gone fishing

by Cassie Marketos

Ko phayam — Have to hurry. Electricity only a few hours a day and wi-fi for even less then that. What to prioritize telling you? The squid boats at night, halogen lights as boisterous as a baseball field’s. Lon...

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