Tsering Yangzom Lama

Tsering Yangzom Lama


Tsering Yangzom Lama’s bestselling debut novel, WE MEASURE THE EARTH WITH OUR BODIES, won the 2023 New Writers Award for Fiction from the Great Lakes Colleges Association. A New York Times Summer Reads pick, her novel was shortlisted for The Scotiabank Giller Prize and longlisted for The Center for Fiction First Novel Prize and The Toronto Book Awards. Tsering holds an MFA in Writing from Columbia University where she was a TOMS Fellow, Writing Fellow, and Teaching Fellow. She earned her BA in Creative Writing and International Relations from the University of British Columbia. A lifelong activist, Tsering is a Storytelling Advisor at Greenpeace International, where she guides and trains people around the world in narrative strategy. Born and raised in Nepal, she currently splits her time between Vancouver, Canada and Sweden.

Events with Tsering Yangzom Lama

Legacies of Dislocation, War, and Revolution

13 May 2023
5:00 pm
Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House