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“A mirror and a wondrous window into the fabled rooftop of the world.”: OLD DEMONS, NEW DEITIES reviewed in Frontline

Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

OLD Demons, New Deities was born out of writer-editor Tenzin Dickie’s deep-felt personal need for a collection of modern Tibetan fiction, “the kind that I would have loved to read when I was growing up, the kind of book that may have made me want to become a writer sooner”. In her introduction, Tenzin Dickie, a second-generation exile, articulates the melancholy and the insularity of growing up in “an artistic vacuum”, as it were, imbibing only “the … national fascination with Buddhism—and the attendant demonisation of desire”.

Read the full review here.

“These stories offer a peek into a forbidden land”: OLD DEMONS reviewed in The Hindu

Monday, April 2nd, 2018

In her Introduction to Old Demons, New Deities: Contemporary Short Stories from Tibet, Tenzin Dickie talks of young Tibetans being “cut off from our historical past, our historical literature and culture” after the Chinese took over Tibet.

Her generation, she says, “were missing the point of departure, the runway from which to lift off.”

Read the full review at The Hindu.

TSERING WOESER‘s story from OLD DEMONS, NEW DEITIES appears at Asian American Writers’ Workshop

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

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Taiwan Sentinel notes that OLD DEMONS, NEW DEITIES “will resonate in Taiwan, a country that, like Tibet, is torn between the competing realities of independence or subjugation by China.”

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

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TENZIN DICKIE appears on the “Smarty Pants” podcast from The American Scholar, discussing “life in exile, the rain in Dharamsala, and the best momos in Queens.”

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

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“The Flight of the Wind Horse,” from OLD DEMONS, NEW DEITIES is excerpted at Words Without Borders

Monday, October 16th, 2017

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“Zumki’s Snowlion,” from OLD DEMONS, NEW DEITIES appears at LitHub

Friday, October 6th, 2017

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OLD DEMONS, NEW DEITIES is announced at Columbia University’s School of the Arts

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

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