Yeshe Dorjee Thongchi

Born on 13 june 1952 in Jigaon village of West Kameng District, Arunachal  Pradesh to Sherdukpen  tribe I have  my primary education at village school Higher  Secondary from Bomdila, graduation from Cotton College  with honours in Assamese and post graduation from Guwahati University. Started writing since school days. So far written 8 novels, 3 collections of short stories, a book of folk tales, an autobiography and translated one book from English. Received Sahitya Akademi award for my novel Maun outh mukhar  hriday in 2005, Bhasa  Bharati award  from National Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore,  Kalaguru  Bishnu Rava award from Assam Sahitya Sabha and many others.  Name of prominent works include saw kata manuh, sonam,  Bih konyar deshat, Papor pukhuri,  Hanhi aru sokulor haihob etc. Feature films, drama, tv serials are made from my novels and short stories. My works are translated to english hindi bangla,bodo etc.