Interview with Pema Bhum

Pema Bhum

Journal of Tibetan Literature (2024) 3 (1): 167-174.

Issue Section Criticism

Keywords Jalam Tramo, modern Tibetan literature, classical Tibetan literature, Cultural Revolution, Tibetan publishing


Pema Bhum is an intellectual, writer, editor, and publisher who has authored numerous essays and two memoirs of the Cultural Revolution. He recently published his first novel Jalam Tramo: The Rainbow Path of Many Hues. He served for almost two decades as Director of Latse Contemporary Tibetan Library in New York City, and currently directs Latse Project and teaches Tibetan literature and language at Harvard University and Stanford University.

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Pema Bhum

Published 2024-05-31

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Bhum, Pema. 2024. “Interview With Pema Bhum”. Journal of Tibetan Literature 3 (1):167-74.


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