Please join us for a talk by Tsering Wangmo Dhompa, the first Tibetan female poet to be published in English. She will talk about her new work on Tibet and experience of exile.
Tsering Wangmo Dhompa is the author of three collections of poetry: My Rice Tastes Like the Lake (which was a finalist for the Northern California Independent Books Award in 2012), In the Absent Everyday and Rules of the House (all from Apogee Press, Berkeley). Dhompa's first non-fiction book, Coming Home to Tibet was published by Penguin India in 2014 and in the US by Shambhala Publications in 2016. She is an Assistant Professor of nonfiction and literature in the English Department at Villanova University.