Lhasang Tsering, poet/writer-activist, was born in Tibet and brought into exile at a young age. In 1972, giving up an opportunity to study medicine in the US, he joined the armed Tibetan resistance force, who were then operating from Mustang, Nepal. He was later President of Tibetan Youth Congress and a founding director of Amnye Machen Institute. Lhasang, an outspoken and ardent advocate for Tibetan independence and a passionate lover of literature, currently runs Bookworm — a bookshop in Dharamshala — with his wife. His book of poems Tomorrow and Other Poems was published in 2004.
He can be reached at: BookWorm, PO Mcleod Ganj, Dharamshala, HP, India.
- Lhasang Tsering article at Wikipedia