Hi guest, Register | Login | Contact Us
Welcome to Phayul.com - Our News Your Views
Sat 10, Dec 2016 11:55 PM (IST)
Search:     powered by Google
2016 ELECTION RESULT
 MENU
Home
News
Photo News
Opinions
Statements &
Press Releases

Book Reviews
Movie Reviews
Interviews
Travels
Health
Obituaries
News Discussions
News Archives
Download photos from Tibet
 Latest Stories
Tibetans celebrate 27th Anniversary of Nobel for Dalai Lama
Politicians demand Bharat Ratna for the Dalai Lama
Ngaba court sentences monk to 6 years' prison
Tibetan professor appointed USCIRF Commissioner
Tibetan Self immolates in Amdo Machu, toll reaches 146
Mongolia turns to India after transport blockade by China following Dalai Lama visit
Former Tibetan village leader released after completing prison term
SFT Canada demands China’s offensive Ad to be pulled of Toronto public transport
Barkham County court sentences 10 Tibetans up to 15 years in prison
Another Tibetan linked with self immolation released
 Latest Photo News
Three weeks after Indian PM announced Demonetization of 500 and 1000 notes residents including Tibetans queue outside State Bank of India and on-site ATMs to withdraw daily limit of 2000 Rs per account, Dharamshala, Nov. 28, 2016, Phayul Photo
'Unity is Strength,' says one of the formations of the calisthenic display by children of TCV on its 56th anniversary, Oct. 23, 2016. 17th Gyalwang Karmapa attended the celebrations as the Chief Guest/Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
His Holiness the Dalai Lama leaves for Gaggal airport to start a two week Europe tour, Oct. 8, 2016 Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
more photos »
Advertisement
A home in Tibet - Sikyong launches book by a Tibetan woman writer
Phayul[Friday, September 06, 2013 14:16]
DHARAMSHALA, September 6: The exile Tibetan Prime Minister Dr Lobsang Sangay launched a book titled A Home in Exile by US based Tibetan writer Tsering Wangmo Dhompa on Monday.

The book launch was attended, among others, by the Tibetan Parliament's Deputy Speaker Khenpo Sonam Tenphel, Director of Tibet Policy Institute Thupten Samphel, Tibetan Parliamentarians, writers and visit foreign students.

Speaking at the book launch, Sikyong Sangay, who had known Wangmo since her college days described her as a “very good student” and said that he is looking forward to read her book.

A Home in Tibet is a daughter’s haunting tribute to a mother and a homeland. A story about the love between a mother and a daughter who only had each other as family and refuge, it gestures to the journeys made by those from their lands, and the dreams of daughters. The book is published by Penguin India, a leading publishing house in India.

Tsering Wangmo Dhompa is perhaps the first Tibetan female poet to be published in English. She received her MA from University of Massachusetts, Amherst and her MFA in Creative Writing from San Francisco State University. Her first book of poems, Rules of the House, published by Apogee Press in 2002 was a finalist for the Asian American Literary Awards in 2003. Other publications include My Rice Tastes Like the Lake, In the Absent Every day, and two chapbooks: In Writing the Names and Recurring Gestures. In Letter For Love she delivered her first short story.

Wangmo read selective sections from the book, and also answered questions from the audience. She said she approached publishers in the US but did not come to an agreement as the publishers wanted some changes to be made to the content which she was not willing. "So I wrote to Penguin India and they agreed to publish it while retaining the content."

Wangmo will be present at a launch of the book at Moon River cafe, D-16 Defence Colony, New Delhi, on September 9, 2013.
Print Send Bookmark and Share
  Readers' Comments »
Be the first to comment on this article

 More..
Final Homage to the Sakya Dagchen, Cremation Ceremony to be held soon
BSNL to provide wi-fi facility in Mahabodhi temple premises
Book on Ngari by former MP launched
Dhondup wins Mr. Tibet Toronto 2015
TIPA conclude successful maiden trip to South Korea
Bylakuppe TCV Alumni to honor and celebrate Ama Jetsun Pema’s life
TNSA to livestream GCM football tournament 2016
Tibetans observe Zamling Chisang
4th GBM of Tibetan People’s Movement for Middle Way begins
Bangalore TYC holds 'Gratitude to His Holiness the Dalai Lama' Day
Advertisement
Advertisement
Photo Galleries
Advertisement
Phayul.com does not endorse the advertisements placed on the site. It does not have any control over the google ads. Please send the URL of the ads if found objectionable to editor@phayul.com
Copyright © 2004-2016 Phayul.com   feedback | advertise | contact us
Powered by Lateng Online
Advertisement