Tashi Dawa

Tashi Dawa or Zhaxi Dawa, is a Chinese novelist of half-Tibetan half-Han ethnic background. He is a distinguished Tibetan writer in China, and one of the most controversial figures associated with modern Tibet. He is best known for his novel The Fury Shambhala and short stories


Tashi Dawa or Zhaxi Dawa, is a Chinese novelist of half-Tibetan half-Han ethnic background. He is a distinguished Tibetan writer in China, and one of the most controversial figures associated with modern Tibet. He is best known for his novel The Fury Shambhala and short stories "Souls Tied to the Knots on a Leather Cord" and "On the Road to Lhasa", which were adapted into a film Soul on a String in 2017. He is a member of the China Federation of Literary and Art Circles (CFLAC). He is a guest professor at Tibet Minzu University and Tibet University. His works have been translated into English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Czech, Russian, and Swedish.
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