Rupi Kaur

Rupi Kaur is a bestselling poet from Brampton, Ont.
Canadian poet Rupi Kaur's three collections of poetry have been bestsellers around the world. (CBC Arts)

​Originally from Brampton, Ont., poet Rupi Kaur rose to prominence on Instagram, where she shares her poetry and simple line illustrations with more than 4 million followers.

She has published three books of poetry, milk and honeythe sun and her flowers and home body, all of which landed on the New York Times bestseller listKaur's poetry explores the emotional depths of love, trauma, identity and feminism with concision and sincerity.

Her new book of guided poetry writing exercises, Healing Through Words, will be published in September 2022.

Books by Rupi Kaur

Interviews with Rupi Kaur

Featured VideoRupi Kaur has been able to reach millions of people around the world with her short, visual poetry on Instagram. She's now a New York Times bestselling author and was named "writer of the decade" by The New Republic last year. Kaur joined guest host Talia Schlanger to talk about her new live show, Rupi Kaur Live, and how performing saved her life.

Poet and artist Rupi Kaur on how she conquered Instagram with a photograph that challenged taboos around women’s bodies.

8 years ago
Duration 5:43
Featured VideoMeet the 23-year old poet and artist from Brampton, Ontario who caused a revolution on Instagram with one photograph.


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