Tsering Wangmo Dhompa

Tsering Wangmo Dhompa is the author of three collections of poetry: My rice tastes like the lake, In the Absent Everyday and Rules of the House (all from Apogee Press, Berkeley). My rice tastes like the lake was a finalist for the Northern California Independent Bookseller’s Book of the Year Award for 2012.  Dhompa's first non-fiction book, A Home in Tibet, was published by Penguin India in 2013. She teaches creative writing and is pursuing a PhD degree in Literature at the University of California in Santa Cruz.