Renée Sarojini Saklikar
in New Westminster
Educated at the University of British Columbia (B.A., LL.B), Renée Sarojini Saklikar grew up in New Westminster, attended N.W.S.S. and Douglas College, and lived for years in a house on Dublin Street.
She writes thecanadaproject, a life-long poetry chronicle, in part, about life from India to Canada, by way of Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Northern Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan and British Columbia. Work from thecanadaproject appears in literary journals, newspapers, and anthologies. The first completed series from thecanadaproject is a book length poem, children of air india, (Nightwood Editions, 2013) about the bombing of Air India Flight 182. Renée is an instructor and mentor with SFU’s writing and publishing program.