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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when they call me / by a quarter / of the name i was given / by my lama,

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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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‘I Will Carry the Sky’

Review of book A Home in Tibet by Tsering Wangmo Dhompa

Interpretations of our reality by outsiders telling fantastic tales have turned us into a mono-coloured one-size-fits-all single commodity.

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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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Jamyang Norbu

Tibet watchers know him as one of the most incisive and prolific commentators on the political scene, a writer with strong opinions but also the wide reading and intellectual depth to back them up, sometimes fiercely. — International Herald Tribune Jamyang Norbu is the author of The Mandala of Sherlock Holmes which won the Crossword …

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Bhuchung K Tsering

Commentator/writer/director of (ICT). Born in Tibet, and escaped into India after the Chinese occupation of Tibet. He received his BA in English literature from the University of Delhi in 1982. He worked as a staff reporter for the Indian daily, Indian Express, and later joined the . He worked as the editor of Tibetan Bulletin, …

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Tenzin Tsundue

is a restless young Tibetan who, after graduating from Madras University, South India, braved snowstorms and treacherous mountains, broke all rules and restrictions, crossed the Himalayas on foot and went into forbidden Tibet! The purpose? To see the situation of his occupied country and lend a hand to the freedom struggle. Arrested by China’s border …

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Bhuchung D Sonam

Bhuchung D Sonam is the author of several books, including Yak Horns: Notes on Contemporary Tibetan Writing, Music, Film & Politics and Songs of the Arrow. He has edited Muses in Exile: An Anthology of Tibetan Poetry, and compiled and translated Burning the Sun’s Braids: New Poetry from Tibet. Bhuchung writes at . His writings …

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TibetWrites Home

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. Learn more about in our and page. Latest writings 17 September 2020, story by Us lonely women are shape-shifters, taking turns being glorified …

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Tibet’s Next Incarnation?

By combining the power of the head of government and the head of state, as it appears to have happened in the case of the “Sikyong”, there has been a profound and fundamental change in the Tibetan political system — with no real discussion of the issue.

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A Diamond in the Dust

Review of film Acho Namgyal: Shey Kyi Jinpa by Sonam Tashi and Eric Henningsen

Shey Kyi Jinpa constitutes both a timely and, hopefully, restorative vehicle – offering the possibility of a renaissance of interest in Nangma, and the birth of a new generation of Tibetan musicians.

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The Wealth of a Nation

We are becoming more like international pets where we are petted and stroked for being pacifists while the Chinese continue and strengthen their hold in Tibet.

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