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Temsula Ao is an Indian English poet, scholar, and novelist from Nagaland. She is currently Dean of the School of Humanities and Education at North Eastern Hill University, Shillong, where she has taught since 1975.
From 1992-97 she served as Director, North East Zone Cultural Centre, Dimapur on Deputation from NEHU, and was Fulbright Fellow to University of Minnesota 1985-86.
She is a Padma Shri Awardee. She is a widely respected as one of the major literary voices in English to emerge from North East India along with Mitra Phukan and Mamang Dai.
She is the recipient of the Governor?s Gold Medal 2009 from the government of Meghalaya.
Her works have been translated into German, French, Assamese, Bengali and Hindi.
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