Exploring the narrative of her forthcoming book If I Tell You The Truth, Jasmin will be discussing the power and challenges that come with raising your voice about important social issues. Jasmin will guide event participants in a short creative writing activity that helps them tap into their own activist voices.
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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.