Gopilal Acharya

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GOPILAL ACHARYA was born in Gelephu, Bhutan, and educated in Bhutan and Sweden. An award winning journalist, he is the author of "Bhutanese Folk Tales" (From the East and the South) and "Dancing to Death" (a collection of poems). The manuscript of his debut novel, "With a Stone in My Heart", was longlisted for the 2009 Man Asian Literary Prize. He also contributes to Asia Literary Review. He is currently writing short stories and working on his second book of poems tentatively called "Heaven is My Mother’s Womb".