Join us for an evening of contemporary Tibetan poetry and short stories with Tibetan women writers from India and China.
EMERGING VOICES: Tibetan Women Writers
Thursday, April 21st at 5pm | CU Boulder, Humanities 250
Introduction by Nicole Willock, author of Lineages of the Literary.
Readings by Tibetan writers Tsedron Kyi, Nyima Tso, & Min Nangzey.
About the Presenters:
Tsedronkyi (ཚེ་སྒྲོན་སྐྱིད) is a short story writer from Chapcha, Amdo and teacher of Tibetan language and literature. She has published two books of collected short stories, A Melancholy Drama (སྐྱོ་སྣང་གི་ཟློས་གར། 2005) and Clinging (ཞེན།་ 2016).
Nyima Tso (ཉི་མ་འཚོ།) is a poet and short story writer from Labrang, who currently lives in Dharamshala. She has published two books of collected poems and short stories respectively: The First Journey of This Life (མི་ཚེ་འདིའི་འགྲུལ་བཞུད་ཐེངས་དང་པོ། 2003) and A Fragment (ཟུར་ཞིག Zhur zhig 2007).
Min-Nangzey (སྨིན་སྣང་མཛེས།) is an emerging poet and essayist from Golok, who currently lives in Dharamshala. She has published two books of collected poems and lyrics respectively: Princess of the Snow Mountain (གངས་རིའི་སྲས་མོ། 2006) and Songs of Emotions (ཚོར་བའི་གླུ 2015).
Nicole Willock is Associate Professor of Philosophy & Religious Studies at Old Dominion University. Her book, Lineages of the Literary: Tibetan Buddhist Polymaths of Socialist China was published last year.
This event is hosted by the Tibet Himalaya Initiative at CU Boulder in conjunction with the UVA Tibet Center and JLF Colorado.
Image by Kulhayak (ཀུ་ལ་ཡག), a female artist in Amdo.