Tshering Wangchuk is the first Bhutanese to have headed print, radio, and television. He was the co-founding CEO of Business Bhutan newspaper before becoming CEO of the Bhutan Broadcasting Service Corporation; the national radio and television network. He graduated from Sherubtse College in 1993, and worked at Bhutan Post for 10 years. He is a passionate about sports, music, photography, and creative writing. He lives in Thimphu with his wife and two sons.
The book is a collection of personal accounts of the author from over four decades. It captures the growing pains of a young man and his country as they open up to a world they little understood.
As part of Bhutan Echoes mission to promote and encourage reading, writing, and storytelling, three other authors were featured and given recognition for their contribution to the development of Bhutan’s literary community.
1) Ms Karma Tshering – A children’s book author and has currently Witten three children’s illustrated book with beautiful artworks. Her book ‘The Gift’ was translated to Thai and selected as ‘A Good Book to Read for Young Children’ in Thailand in 2019.
2) Ms Kezang Dechen Choden – a poet in the making and one of the youngest authors – she published her book “Impressions”, at the age of 16 and is currently studying at RTC. Her favorite book of all time is The Little Prince.
3) Ms Ayeshwini Lama – author of “Two Ends of the Sky” and the co-founder of Humans of Thimphu – a popular storytelling platform and an active youth advocate. Her writing interest is in social issues and she hopes to continue writing pieces that will start importance conversations.