Tenzin Dickie


Country: Tibet/USA

Tenzin Dickie is a writer and literary translator. She is editor of Old Demons, New Deities: Twenty One Short Stories from Tibet, the first English language anthology of Tibetan fiction published in the west. She is also editor of The Treasury of Lives, a biographical encyclopedia of Tibet, Inner Asia, and the Himalaya. She is a 2014-2015 ALTA Fellow of the American Literary Translators’ Association.

Tenzin Dickie adalah seorang Penulis dan Penerjemah Sastra. Ia adalah Editor dari Old Demons, New Deities: Twenty One Short Stories from Tibet, sebuah antologi fiksi Tibet berbahasa Inggris pertama. Ia juga Editor The Treasury of Lives, sebuah ensiklopedia biografi Tibet, Inner Asia, dan Himalaya. Tenzin adalah anggota ALTA Fellow of the American Literary Translators’ Association tahun 2014-2015.

Appearing in

Main Program: Origin Stories

Each nation, society, and cultural and ethnic group has its own unique genesis stories – narratives describing their respective origins and meanings for existence. In this exploration of the Festival’s …


Main Program: Short and Sweet

Short stories and flash fiction offer satisfying storytelling in petite packages. Are these the perfect formats for attention spans attenuated by modern life? Do different cultures have their own short …


Main Program: Preserving Culture

Modern political, economic and social factors pose significant threat to Indigenous and traditional cultures. But keeping in touch with tradition isn’t only the work of elders and anthropologists. These young …


Satellite Program: Solo // Found in Translation

“A different language is a different vision of life,” said Italian film director Federico Fellini. Writer and literary translator Tenzin Dickie is the Editor of the first English language anthology …


Satellite Program: Jakarta // Preserving Minority Voices through Writing

Writer and literary translator Tenzin Dickie is the Editor of The Treasury of Lives, a biographical encyclopedia of Tibet, inner Asia, and the Himalaya. Highlighting rarely-heard voices and exploring little-known …


Satellite Program: Solo // Preserving Minority Voices through Writing

Writer and literary translator Tenzin Dickie is the Editor of The Treasury of Lives, a biographical encyclopedia of Tibet, inner Asia, and the Himalaya. Highlighting rarely-heard voices and exploring little-known …