Rupi Kaur

Rupi Kaur is a poet from Brampton, Ont.
Spoken word artist and author Rupi Kaur. (CBC Arts)

​Rupi Kaur from Brampton, Ont. rose to prominence on Instagram, where she currently shares her poetry and simple line illustrations with over 2.7 million followers. She has published two books of poetry, milk and honey and the sun and her flowers, both 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.

Books by Rupi Kaur

Interviews with Rupi Kaur

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

6 years ago
Meet the 23-year old poet and artist from Brampton, Ontario who caused a revolution on Instagram with one photograph. 5:43
The author of Milk and Honey on her favourite writers, her heroes in real life, and more. 5:44
Rupi Kaur reading the poem, "Advice I Would Have Given My Mother on Her Wedding Day," from her 2017 collection, The Sun and Her Flowers 2:32


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