Journal of Contemporary Writing on Tibet, the Himalayas, Central Asia and Mongolia

This new journal offers on the Web the works of Tibetan and non-Tibetan writers. Contributions are welcome. These need not be consciously literary works but they should be well written and should offer original ideas, insights and observations on this part of the world. The contribution can be an essay, polemic, short-story, travelogue, or "belles lettres". Translations of writings from Tibet and the occasional poetry, photographic essay or work of art will also be featured.

Three articles will always be featured on the web-site and will be replaced by new articles from time to time. On the issuance of a sufficient number of pieces on the web-site, a hard copy edition will be published in magazine form.

Contributions should be emailed, though hard copies can be mailed to Amnye Machen Institute, Mcleod Ganj 176219, Dharamshala (HP), India. Contributions should not generally exceed 5000 words. A brief resume of the writer should be included.

No article may be reproduced in whole or part in any other publication without the prior consent of the publishers.

Body-Snatchers

Jamyang Norbu
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Dreaming by the Blue Lake

Tenzing Sonam
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Soundings in Creative Chauvinism

Tashi Rabgay
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Notes on contributors

Jamyang Norbu is a writer and the current director of Amnye Machen Institute.

Tenzin Sonam is a Tibetan film-maker, who with his wife, Ritu Sarin, has made award winning documentaries that present a rare Tibetan point-of- view among the many films made on Tibet and Tibetans. His latest, The Shadow Circus: The CIA in Tibet, has been awarded the best history documentary at the Mountain Film Festival at Telluride, USA.

Tashi Rabgay is a Tibetan woman-activist and Rhodes Scholar, who studied at Oxford and is now completing her Ph.D. at Harvard.