Tsering Wangmo Dhompa was raised in India and Nepal. Tsering received MA’s from University of Delhi, University of Massachussetts 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. Her most recent book In the Absent Everday, is also from Apogee Press. Other publications include two chapbooks, In Writing the Names (A.bacus, Potes & Poets Press) and Recurring Gestures (Tangram Press).
Tsering works for a San Francisco based non-profit foundation that provides humanitarian aid to people of the Himalayas.
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