Unseeing

Sunday mornings were most lazy in Paljorling khimtsang, but this particular morning was a long drain on her dread. Chime wakes up with a thud of her memory jerk having realized she had wet her bed again. It was the same old dream — some urgent event, an exhaustion and a light that shone

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No worries Acha

Fitful dream of last night,
Tearful eyes in the morning.
I began rewriting my incomplete poem for you

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N. Dhargyal

N. Dhargyal is a British Tibetan living in Brighton, UK. He was one of the founding members of Tibetan Youth-UK, and earned his BA in Literature from The Open University. Dhargyal is currently working on a short story collection tentatively titled The Rise of Grassland Spirit. Some of his spoken words are available on The …

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Chabdrak Phonya

Chabdrak Phonya with Techung on the album Full english translation of Chabdrak Phonya’s lyric “Ornament of the World” from the album by Techung More about Chabdrak Phonya through Chabdrak Phonya on TibetWrites Poems [1] Recite one Mani / Recite ten Mani / Recite one hundred, one thousand Mani 19 January 2010

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Tashi Tenzin

is a former teacher of HIMS School, Nepal. Tashi Tenzin on TibetWrites Reviews [1] The film’s richness in characterisation — some of the funniest characters like Love Guru, Acha BBC, Phuntsok Drunkard, and Cho Dargay can be compared to those of the best novels. 2007

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Tsering Namgyal Khortsa

Born in India, Tsering Namgyal Khortsa holds an MA in journalism from the University of Iowa, where he also studied fiction and literary non-fiction. He has worked as a business journalist in Hong Kong and Taiwan. His previous books include Little Lhasa: Reflections on Exiled Tibet and . His first novel, , was published in …

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untitled

teach me how to be / gesar’s daughter: / fierce / warrior-like / firm in the war for truth

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Kaysang

grew up in Dharamshala and studied literature in Delhi. Poetry is a practice toward her desire for beauty and her aspiration to it. She hopes one day to be able to write with much more honesty. Kaysang is the cofounder of , a feminist organization working on gender justice in Tibetan and Himalayan communities in …

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Tenzin Tseyang Gonsar

Tenzin Tseyang Gonsar is a health research analyst based in New York City, US. She enjoys creating and writing contemporary Tibetan fiction stories. She grew up in Dharamshala and went to Tibetan Children’s Village (TCV) school. She has fond memories of spending time and getting lost in the books of TCV libraries. Tseyang hopes to …

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Dechen and Thupten — A Love Story

He reads the letter again, slowly absorbing each word. Athar blurts, “What’s the news, genla? Don’t worry, we are all here for you, the entire school is here for you.” “They want me to get married”, says Thupten.

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Tenzin Choezin

Tenzin Choezin was born and brought up in Dharamshala, a small town in northern India. She went to the Tibetan Children’s Village School in upper Dharamshala, and later completed her further studies in English Literature from Madras Christian College in Chennai and Jawaharlal Nehru University in Delhi. She had previously worked for the Dharamshala-based as …

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Sonam Tsomo

Sonam Tsomo (Chashutsang) is a poet who writes in Tibetan, English, and Hindi. She has a degree in creative writing from Miami University and publishes in the , one of the most popular Tibetan literary sites, and her work has been published in , New York. Born and raised in Bir, Himachal Pradesh, India, she …

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About TibetWrites

is a not-for-profit site dedicated to Tibetan people, to writers, and to Tibet. It aims to bring together poetry and writings by Tibetans, and make it accessible to Tibetans around the globe. emerged from a core of writers and poets creating in the English language; we now include translators fluent in Chinese, English, and Tibetan, …

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Yangdon Dhondup

Yangdon Dhondup graduated in Chinese Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. She is currently a Ph.D. candidate at SOAS. Her research interest covers contemporary literature, music, art, and life histories. Yangdon Dhondup on TibetWrites Articles [3] 27 December 2007 27 December 2007 27 December 2007 Translations [1] He …

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Tsoltim N. Shakabpa

Tsoltim Ngima Shakabpa is the son of Tsepon Wangchuk Deden Shakabpa, the respected former Finance Minister of independent Tibet, and historian, educator, and freedom fighter. Shakabpa was a senior American international banker, chairman and president of an international investment bank in Texas, US. He suffered a debilitating stroke in December of 1999. Since then, he …

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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 …

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