Renée Sarojini Saklikar


In-Person Conference and Virtual Conference

Renée Sarojini Saklikar is the author of five books, including the award-winning Children of Air India and Listening to the Bees. Her poetry, essays and short fiction have appeared in many literary magazines and anthologies, including Exile Editions, Chatelaine, The Capilano Review, and Pulp Literature. The latest volume of her epic fantasy in verse, Bramah’s Quest, is forthcoming with Nightwood Editions in 2023. She was poet laureate for the City of Surrey 2015–2018 and serves on the boards of Event magazine, Meet the Presses collective, Surrey International Writers Conference and Poetry in Canada. Renée Sarojini teaches creative writing and editing at Kwantlen Polytechnic University and hosts Lunch Poems at SFU. Find out more about her life’s journey from India to Canada and places in between