ARTIST'S STATEMENT - As a trilingual diasporic, who was born and raised in Burma, lived in India and Iraq, and now call the US home, my diasporic sensibilities are crafted by stories told to me by my female ancestors from India and Burma in, I believe, unconventional ways.

Jaspal Singh is a poet (written and video) and a creative non-fiction/flash writer residing in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan where she teaches English World Literature at Northern Michigan University. She is also completing an MFA in May 2021. Her work has appeared in South Asian Review, The Offbeat, Dreadlocks Interrupted, In Other Words: An American Poetry Anthology and Emergences: Journal for the Study of Media and Composite Cultures, among others. She loves cooking, gardening, walking, swimming and playing with her four-year old granddaughter.