Tsering Lama

India Downes-Le Guin

Tsering Yangzom Lama is a New York-based Tibetan writer who was born in Kathmandu and grew up in Vancouver. Tsering’s writing has been supported by the Canada Council for the Arts, the Barbara Deming Memorial Fund, the Banff Center for Arts and Creativity, Hedgebrook, Lillian E. Smith Center, Omi Writers International, Catwalk Institute, WildAcres, and Playa Summerlake. Her work has appeared in The Malahat Review, Grain, Vela, LaLit, and Himal SouthAsian, as well as the anthologies Old Demons New Deities: 21 Short Stories from Tibet, House of Snow: An Anthology of the Greatest Writing About Nepal, and Brave New Play RitesTsering earned an MFA in writing from Columbia University and is completing her first novel, BEND YOU TO REMAIN.