Harpreet Sekha is a fiction and non-fiction Punjabi author based in Surrey, BC, Canada. He migrated to Canada with his parents in 1988. Harpreet’s written work explores themes and experiences that resonate with South Asian Canadians, such as gender inequality, social justice, and the migrant experience. Harpreet’s body of work includes the non-fiction work, Taxinaama; the novel, Hanerey Raah; and short story anthologies, Bi Ji Muskra Paye, Baaran Boohey, and Prism. Of these works, Baaran Boohey and Hanerey Raah has been translated into Hindi, and Taxinaama and Prism into English. Harpreet’s work has received academic recognition, as his work has been the focus of many students’ M. Phil research. His work has also been adapted for the stage by many celebrated theatre artists and brought to film as well, in the form of a serial.
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