Unlocking Tibet

Tsering Woeser is an influential female Tibetan author writing in Chinese. In December 2007, the Norwegian Authors Union named Woeser the winner of its Freedom of Expression Prize- 2007. Her husband, Wang Lixiong, is a well known essayist and fiction author in his own right. Wang’s essay, ‘The Dalai Lama is the Key’, is rumoured to have been read by the Politburo and is included in ‘Unlocking Tibet’.