Annie Bien translates Tibetan Buddhist scriptures into English through 84000: Translating the Words of the Buddha. She primarily goes to India to study the Dharma with His Holiness the Dalai Lama, and her teacher is Khyongla Rato Rinpoche, founder of Tibet Center and Rato Dratsang Monastery. Annie is the author of two poetry collections, Under Shadows of Stars (Kelsay Books, 2017) and Plateau Migration (Alabaster Leaves Press, 2012). She writes flash fiction and creative nonfiction. The Soho Theatre Company in London awarded her with a seed commission. Annie practices Ashtanga yoga and teaches Pilates.