Jaspreet Singh

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Jaspreet Singh (born 1969) is a Canadian writer.

He grew up in India and moved to Canada in 1990. Singh is the author of the novel Chef (2008 Vehicule Press/2010 Bloomsbury), and Seventeen Tomatoes: Tales from Kashmir, a collection of linked stories. Both books deal with the damaged landscapes of Kashmir, especially Siachen Glacier. He is a former research scientist with a PhD in chemical engineering from McGill University. His play, Speak, Oppenheimer, written for Montreal's Infinite Theatre, involves three physicists, including J. Robert Oppenheimer. He recently contributed an essay to the anthology AIDS Sutra: Untold Stories from India.

From August 2006 until June 2007, Singh was a resident in the Markin-Flanagan Distinguished Writers Program [1] at the University of Calgary.


  1. ^ The University of Calgary's Markin-Flanagan Distinguished Writers Programme

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