Rupi Kaur | 'Paper is where poetry lives, but performance is where the words come to life'

Canadian instapoet Rupi Kaur talks to us about her poetry journey and love of live performance, following a sold-out UK event during London Book Fair. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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