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Author: Tsering Wangmo Dhompa

Tsering Wangmo Dhompa is the author of MY RICE TASTES LIKE THE LAKE (Apogee Press, 2011), IN THE ABSENT EVERYDAY (Apogee Press, 2005), and RULES OF THE HOUSE (Apogee Press, 2002), which was a finalist for the Asian American Literary Awards in 2003. Dhompa attended Lady Shri Ram College (Delhi University), the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, and San Francisco State University. Her publications include two chapbooks, In Writing the Names (A.Bacus, Potes & Poets Press, 2000) and Recurring Gestures (Tangram Press, 2000). She has received a Cultural Equity Grant from the Arts Commission of San Francisco, and fellowships at the MacDowell Colony and Hedgebrook. Dhompa grew up in the Tibetan exile communities of Nepal and India and now lives in San Francisco.

In the Absent Everyday
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In the Absent Everyday

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Poetry. Asian American Studies. "There is an inevitability implicit in the directness of Tsering Wangmo Dhompa's poetry that leaves the reader quite unprepared for the sudden leaps in reality it then proposes. As the first Tibetan-American poet to r...

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My rice tastes like the lake
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My rice tastes like the lake

Apogee Press

Poetry. Asian American Studies. "Tsering Wangmo Dhompa's MY RICE TASTES LIKE THE LAKE echoes in the mind, mouth, and heart as its strangely calm English phrases settle into measured lines and stanzas. This is serious, beautiful, haunting work—a uniq...

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Rules of the House
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Rules of the House

Apogee Press

Poetry. Asian American Studies. "Dhompa's potent suite of poems elucidates the humanness and adversities of the Tibetan diaspora. You enter the immigrant girl-child's bifurcated world, coming and going, language to language, culture to culture, from...

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