is a poet, writer and Tibetan activist. He won the first-ever Outlook-Picador Award
for Non-Fiction in 2001. He has published four books to date which have been translated into several languages: Crossing the Border
(2007), and Tsen-göl
(2012). Tsundue's writings have also appeared in various publications around the world including the International PEN
, and The Times of India
. In 2002 the Indian edition of the international fashion magazine Elle
, named him among India's 50 most stylish people.
Tenzin Tsundue joined Friends of Tibet (India) in 1999 and is the current General Secretary. Tsundue lives in Dharamshala, North India.