Rupi Kaur is an India-born Canadian poet, performer, illustrator, author, and activist. Her collections have sold over eight million copies and have been translated into over forty-two languages. Rupi’s work touches on love, loss, trauma, healing, femininity, and migration.
Social media is turning an art form into an industry. Rupi Kaur is a case study in how dramatically the world of poetry has changed. The 25-year-old Canadian poet outsold Homer two years ago: Her first collection, Milk & Honey, has been translated into 40 languages and has sold 3.
Rupi Kaur details how she went from self-published student poet to the top of the New York Times best-seller list with fans like Sam Smith tattooing her artwork, plus she shares a poem from her second collection, The Sun and Her Flowers.