Publication Year



From: How to Hold a Pebble


Includes the poems: Six Months Ago, I must learn again, Second Snow in Edmonton, Silen e, Aka-Bo, Albedo I, Climate Laboratory, Darwish, Inspiration, Whyte Avenue, Albedo II, Little Blues, Art of Spring, and à toute épreuve.



Jaspreet Singh

Jaspreet Singh’s short pieces have appeared in Granta, Brick, Walrus, Zoetrope, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, and the New York Times. He is the author of the novels Helium, Chef, and Face; the story collection Seventeen Tomatoes; the poetry collections November and How to Hold a Pebble; and the memoir My Mother, My Translator. He is a recipient of several awards and has been translated into many languages. He lives in Calgary, the traditional territory and home to the diverse Indigenous peoples such as: Niitsitapi, Siksika, Kainai, Piikuni, Tsuut’ina, Métis, Îyâxe Nakoda. You can find him online at