Tsering Wangmo Dhompa

Tsering Wangmo Dhompa, poet and writer, grew up in Dharamshala, India and Kathmandu, Nepal. She completed her BA and MA from Lady Shri Ram College, New Delhi, and received an MFA in Creative Writing from San Francisco State University. Tsering is the author of two books of poems, Rules of the House and In the Absent Everyday, and two chapbooks, In Writing the Names, and Recurring Gestures. Tsering works for the American Himalayan Foundation and lives in San Francisco, U.S.

Tsering Wangmo Dhompa on TibetWrites

Articles [1]

  • Nostalgia in Contemporary Tibetan Poetics The burden of deciphering ourselves is a beginning and it’s not an easy journey. It’s wonderful it’s happening and we will see where it takes us. 27 December 2007

Reviews [1]

  • “I will carry the sky” Review by Buchung D Sonam of Tsering Wangmo Dhompa’s A Home in Tibet
    “Interpretations of our reality by outsiders telling fantastic tales have turned us into a mono-coloured one-size-fits-all single commodity.”
    3 October 2013


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