Luguma

Luguma (ལོ་གོ་མ།) is a Tibetan-American undergraduate student who writes in English. She has spent her life in California, Virginia, Amdo, and is currently based in Tokyo. Luguma enjoys journaling, writing poetry, and creating short stories as an outlet to express the universal feelings of love and loss. You can find her at a local coffee …

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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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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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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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Tsering Shakya

Tsering Shakya, historian/writer/professor, was born in Tibet and attended the School of Oriental and African Studies at London University, where he was a research fellow in Tibetan Studies. Over the last ten years he has regularly briefed politicians on Tibet at the Foreign Bureau Office and the European Parliament. His publications include Fire Under Snow: …

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Tsering Dolkar

Tsering Dolkar was born in Tibet. In exile, she studied at the Tibetan Children’s Village School. Tsering has now settled in Canada and writes in her popular blog Tsering Dolkar on TibetWrites Poetry [3] You asked me if I still love to write I said, yes I do. 4 November 2008 Buddha lies hidden under …

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Tsamchoe Dolma

Tsamchoe Dolma is a poet, writer, and translator. She did her schooling from Tibetan Children’s Village School, Dharamshala, and holds a bachelor’s degree in science. She admires creativity, respects arts, and loves writing. Tsamchoe worked as a research assistant at the Library of Tibetan Works and Archives in Dharamshala. Tsamchoe has now moved to Europe. …

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Topden Tsering

Topden Tsering is a writer/activist, born in Dharamshala, a small town in North India. He is a former editor of Tibetan Bulletin, and presently the President of San Francisco Tibetan Youth Congress. He divides his time between Free Tibet activism, his interest in graphic designing, and his passion for literature. Topden Tsering on TibetWrites Articles …

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Thupten N. Chakrishar

Poet/writer/graphic designer, Thupten N. Chakrishar was born in 1980 at Ravangla, south Sikkim, in India. He was perhaps the first Tibetan high school student to write a fiction book in English: Anything for Tibet, My Beloved Country. His poetry book Young Tibet won the annual award for young poets from the International Society of Poets. …

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Thubten Samphel

Reviews [1] Review of Thubten Samphel’s novel Falling through the Roof: This magnificent novel from India — at once elegiac and exuberant — is in itself proof of the Tibetan resilience. 12 March 2009 Thubten Samphel was the spokesperson of the exiled Tibetan government, based in Dharamshala. Article on Thubten Samphel at (in French) Thubten …

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Tenzing Rigdol

Tenzing Rigdol was born in Kathmandu, Nepal in 1982. Rigdol graduated from the University of Colorado, Denver, U.S., with B.F.A in painting and drawing and B.A. in art history. Currently he is pursuing Masters degree in Philosophy at the University of Colorado at Denver, U.S. In Nepal he studied Tibetan Thangkha painting, sand painting, butter …

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Palden rGyal

Palden rGyal is a young Tibetan writer and poet, who is currently pursuing his further studies in the U.S. Palden rGyal on TibetWrites Poems [1] A shadow that follows / Wherever I go, / A shadow that allows / No freedom, 19 January 2010 Articles [1] China’s condemnation of the Nobel Peace Prize claims that …

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