Rupi Kaur

Poet Rupi Kaur on her upcoming writing book: 'It's meant to send readers on a journey of self-exploration.'

Unapologetically outspoken and honest, Rupi Kaur has connected with millions of readers. Her first two collections of poems, 2014's milk and honey and 2017's the sun and her flowers both became #1 New York Times bestsellers. In those books, she shares her unfiltered thoughts on everything from feminism to femininity, love and loss, life and its the curveballs — and her fans love it: Kaur has a devoted following of 4.5 million on Instagram, where she shares both her poems and the array of chic stage outfits she wears on her current world tour.
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Best things to do this week in South Florida: Rupi Kaur, Blue Man Group, ‘Masked Singer’

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Poet, Artist and Performer Rupi Kaur

Rupi Kaur is a poet, artist and performer. As a 21-year-old university student, Rupi wrote, illustrated and self-published her first poetry collection, milk and honey. Next came its artistic sibling, the sun and her flowers. These collections have sold more than 8 million copies and have been translated into more than 42 languages. Her most recent book, home body, debuted at No. 1 on bestseller lists across the world. Talking Point #2: In 2021, Rupi executive produced and starred in her debut film, Rupi Kaur Live, which is streaming on Amazon Prime Video. Rupi's work touches on love, loss, trauma, healing, femininity and migration. She feels most at home when creating art or performing her poetry on stage.

Rupi Kaur to perform at the Straz Center

TAMPA — Rupi Kaur will perform Saturday, June 26, 8 p.m., in Carol Morsani Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N. W.C. MacInnes Place, Tampa. Tickets start at $48. Call 813-229-7827 or visit Take a journey of love, loss, growth and more when poet...

Rainbow on the creek, Rupi Kaur and motor rallies: What to do in Austin this weekend

Friday🎸 Camp Nowhere 2022Calling all Porter Robinson fans–now is the time to see the electronic artist in Austin alongside six additional up-and-coming artists in the genre. The mini-fest moves to Dallas the next day and you can get tickets starting at $25.4:30 p.m. Friday | Germania Insurance Amphitheater, 9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd.💰 Coindesk ConsensusHeld for the first time in Austin, Coindesk Consensus promises to be the “SXSW of crypto,” with more than 300 speakers slated to talk about Web3, blockchain and the Metaverse. Fidelity Investments CEO Abby Johnson, Edward Snowden and Binance CEO Changpeng ‘CZ’ Zhao will speak....

Canadian 'Instapoet' Rupi Kaur tackles censors — on and offline

From a run-in with Instagram over a picture of menstrual blood, to a push to ban her books from American schools — Canadian poet Rupi Kaur has knocked heads with would-be censors since bursting onto the global literary scene. The Punjab-born Kaur, the best-known of a new generation of...

Rupi Kaur Inspires New Generations of Poets

In 2018, I taught creative writing at a summer program for middle schoolers. One student—a quiet, thoughtful incoming ninth grader—particularly impressed me with her poetry. When, one morning, I asked her what she liked to read, she mentioned Rupi Kaur. “She talks about hard subjects that I don’t always get to see written in relatable ways,” she said.

Rupi Kaur, Phil Klay, NW Local Author Fair, more: 16 Oregon literary events

The Northwest Local Author Fair will feature 36 authors of adult, young adult and children’s fiction, nonfiction and poetry. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. May 21, Beaverton City Library, 12375 SW. Fifth St., Beaverton. Oregon authors Steve Forrester, Jane Kirkpatrick and Greg Nokes present their book “Eminent Oregonians: Three Who Matter.”...

Rupi Kaur returns, this time as an antibody

The popular poet performs on the big stage at Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Thursday, May 26. Poet Rupi Kaur broke through in 2014 with her collection "Milk and Honey," becoming an Instagram sensation, with four million followers. She wasn't just a Teen Vogue icon, marketable for her pain and looks: "Milk and Honey" sold 2.5 million copies and her follow up, "The Sun and Her Flowers," more than three million copies and was translated into 35 languages. The New Republic named Kaur "Writer of the Decade" (the 2010s). The first three weeks of the COVID-19 shutdown gave her writers...

Rupi Kaur Sets European Dates for Her Biggest Tour Yet (EXCLUSIVE)

Click here to read the full article. Canadian poet, artist and performer Rupi Kaur has revealed her tour dates for the fall. Beginning Sept. 9, Kaur will perform in 17 cities across the U.K. and Europe, her biggest tour to date. Kaur will perform unpublished pieces, poems from her latest book “Home Body” and greatest hits from her influential previous books “Milk and Honey” and “The Sun and Her Flowers.” The shows are designed as immersive experiences, integrating music and projections alongside Kaur’s spoken word performance, where she will lead audiences on a journey of personal loss and love, growth, mental...
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Rupi Kaur Responds to Banning of Her Book

Canadian poet Rupi Kaur reacted to her book Milk and Honey being challenged or banned in schools in Texas and Oregon, calling the news “dangerously terrifying.”. On Instagram, Kaur posted a clip of an ABC News interview of her, in which she pointed out that the poems in the book deal with themes of sexual assault of women.