QUICK INFO ABOUT JASMIN KAUR
Relevant identities: Punjabi, Sikh
From: Abbotsford, BC, Canada / unceded Sto:lo First Nations Territory
Agent: Katherine Latshaw of Folio Literary Management
Jasmin Kaur is a writer, illustrator and poet living on unceded Sto:lo First Nations territory. Her writing, which explores themes of feminism, womanhood, social justice and love, acts as a means of healing and reclaiming identity. Named a "rising star" by Vogue Magazine and a "Writer to Watch" by CBC Books, she has toured across North America, the UK and Australia to connect with youth through the power of artistic expression. Her debut poetry and prose collection, When You Ask Me Where I'm Going (2019) was shortlisted for the Goodreads Choice Awards. Her sophomore novel, If I Tell You The Truth (2021), is releasing on January 19th 2021. Currently an MFA student in the University of British Columbia's Creative Writing program, Jasmin can usually be found daydreaming about the next story she's itching to tell.
Cover Art by Eiko Ojala
Cover Art by Ceres Lau
Photography by Nikki Shahi