Jasmin's Picks

a quick snapshot of books, artists, causes, bloggers and products that Jasmin is celebrating this month!

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a gorgeous short story collection by British-Nigerian author Bolu Babalola that reimagines ancient love stories

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from critically-acclaimed poet Cleo Wade comes a stunning picture book that encourages us to lead with kindness and curiosity

★★★★★

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a breathtaking novel-in-verse about family, identity and finding yourself in the most unexpected places

@_keeratkaur is a wildly talented multidisciplinary artist whose work explores themes of womanhood, sikh spirituality and punjabi history

@forgiveeveryoneco is an abolitionist screen printing collective that makes wearable art and hires formerly incarcerated people

@_jk_photography is a fantastical photographer who is currently documenting farmer protests in delhi

@brownhistory is an Instagram archive of South Asian history curated by Ahsun Zafar  

@treatco.ca is one of my favourite local dessert businesses, curating mouth-watering strawberry and chocolate boxes for all occasions

New Amsterdam, a heartfelt medical drama on Netflix, was an instant binge-watch for me, even though each season is about twenty episodes long

Xan Kaur is a soon-to-be published novelist who is currently working on her debut YA novel about a Punjabi girl living in rural Georgia who sells her soul to the devil