Dubai PR Network, Online Press Release from Dubai and Middle East
 
Events and Exhibitions(Events & Exhibitions)
Filter PR by
  
'Find your Voice, Find What Works for you and you will get there,' Poet Rupi Kaur tells young Fans at SIBF 2022
 
'Find your Voice, Find What Works for you and you will get there,' Poet Rupi Kaur tells young Fans at SIBF 2022

The poet, illustrator and author, famous for her simple but striking poems, read out from her works at the book fair    


Sharjah, November 12, 2022:  The breakout literary phenomenon and #1 New York Times bestselling author, Rupi Kaur, took to the stage at the 41st Sharjah International Book Fair for an evening of honest conversation tracing her journey to becoming one of the world's most renowned modern poets.

Before the discussions commenced, Kaur also gave a spoken word performance, reading out poems from her collections such as The Sun and Her Flowers. With her works touching on the themes of love, loss, trauma, healing, femininity and migration, the poet said that she 'always felt like I had this deep desire to always connect and share with people, even as a child. Now I have a way to do it, which is through words.'

While self love and belief are often central in her poems, she admitted to facing challenges when it comes to her own work. 

She said: 'I tell my readers to truly believe they are beautiful inside out, brave and talented. But I would be a hypocrite to myself, beating myself up for not doing a reading properly.' 

The Canadian creative of Indian origin also elaborated on her journey of accepting her identity and using it to fuel her work. 

She said: 'Growing up in Canada, I had to deal with physically being so different from the majority. My parents were very much for preserving our Indian culture. I was a little bit of this and a little bit of that, and growing up simultaneously in two different worlds at home and outside was a disadvantage, I used to think. But when I turned 21, I had to shift that perspective, and transform it into something beautiful and empowering.'

The 30-year-old author and illustrator also worked through the challenges of being a self-published author when she started out. 'I was told that if I self publish, no one would respect me in the industry.'

Offering advice to her many young fans in the audience, Kaur said: 'If you want to take the step to becoming a writer, do it, even if it may seem scary.  Everybody’s path is so different. So, find your voice, find what works for you and don’t let anyone stop you and you will get there.'


Posted by : DubaiPRNetwork.com Editorial Team
Viewed 1599 times
PR Category : Events & Exhibitions
Posted on : Sunday, November 13, 2022  8:24:00 AM UAE local time (GMT+4)
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of DubaiPRNetwork.com.
Previous Story : Sultan Al Amimi: SIBF is a Model for Connecting Books with E...
Next Story : Connecting the dots between science and emotions
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine
Back to Section Home

Related Stories



 
 
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Repossi & Cheval Blanc Join Forces to Reimage the Iconic Berbère Ring to Celebrate t... [11906-Views]
Your Autumn/Winter Guide from Essence is Here [10492-Views]
Fall in Love with Catrice [9541-Views]
Eyewear Gift Guide for the Festive Season [6088-Views]
Pandora Launch a New Limited-Edition Charm in Support of UNICEF Giving Young Voices the Ch... [5318-Views]
Samsung Wins 46 CES 2023 Innovation Awards from the Consumer Technology Association [5133-Views]
The Ferrari 125 S, Ferrari's First Car in History Enters the Region for the First Time Eve... [4863-Views]
Ogilvy Celebrates a giant performance at this year's LIA's – Including awards for Global ... [4567-Views]
5 Ways to Style Your Home This Festive Season with West Elm [4547-Views]
TITAN Solar Paves the Way for a Brighter, Sustainable Future [4477-Views]
Panasonic Reaffirms Commitment To Kuwaiti Market as It Extends Partnership With Easa Huss... [3899-Views]
H.E. Sarah Al Amiri Inaugurates Hotpack's AED 250m Plant in NIP [3874-Views]
Opening Day of 22nd Edition of Cityscape Sees Numerous New Developments Showcased inside D... [3231-Views]
New Real Estate Entity to Redefine Buyer Experience with On Time Delivery Assurance [3013-Views]
Dubai Airports makes Parking Payment a Breeze with ‘Scan, Pay and Go' [2854-Views]
Dubai Islamic Bank Successfully Prices USD 750 Million Inaugural Sustainable Sukuk [2763-Views]
The Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi Hosts Youth Debate Around Climate Change [2685-Views]
Shamsuddin PM Demise Note [2653-Views]
Dubai Cares' Enduring Commitment to Promoting Early Childhood Development Receives Global ... [2644-Views]
Paperworld Middle East Highlights Metaverse and Eco-Friendly Innovation Through Dedicated... [2636-Views]
The Face Shop Introduces Vegan Skincare in the UAE [2604-Views]
Arabian Automobiles brings back trade-in offer, this time for the Nissan Patrol [2587-Views]
5th Combined Gulf Cancer Conference to See Stellar Lineup of Policymakers, Scientists, Can... [2567-Views]
MG International Fragrance Company Reinforces Presence in the Growing Middle East Region [2542-Views]
Sita Strengthens its Partnership with Geneva Airport, helping Transform the Passenger Expe... [2538-Views]
 
RSS Facebook Twitter LinkedDin DubaiPRNetwork.com on Instagram
 
Top Sections
 
Top Stories