This Year’s Writer in Residence

Jaspreet Singh

Jaspreet Singh is the author of Seventeen Tomatoes, a short story collection (Véhicule Press, 2004) and Chef, a novel (Véhicule Press, 2008; Bloomsbury, 2010) – both books engage with the damaged landscapes of Kashmir.

His novel Helium (Bloomsbury, 2013) is a powerful meditation on historical forgetting. November, a collection of poems, appeared in 2017.

Jaspreet’s work has been published internationally and has been translated into several languages. He lives in Alberta.