Moni Brar is an uninvited settler who lives, writes and learns on unceded, unsurrendered territories of the Treaty 7 region and the Syilx of the Okanagan Nation. She is a Punjabi, Sikh Canadian writer exploring diasporan guilt, identity, cultural oppression, and intergenerational trauma. She believes in the possibility of personal and collective healing through literature and art. Her work appears in PRISM international, Hart House Review, Existere, The Maynard, untethered, Hobart, and other publications. She is a member of the Alexandra Writers’ Centre Society, The League of Canadian Poets, and the editorial board of New Forum Magazine. She has worked in 13 countries and is grateful to call Canada home.
At 17:24 Moni shares a few of her poems, including, “Fault Line” from the Belief Anthology.
Please note this podcast has extra “pauses” for dramatic effect and are not technical difficulties!
Youtube Link: https://youtu.be/h5iERPP2pC0
Moni can be found on Instagram @monibrar.
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