In fifteen speeches and essays written between 2001 and 2015, Shauna Singh Baldwin brings a new perspective and voice to Canadian public discourse. Offering examples from her personal journey as a writer and a South Asian woman who needs to "become as hyphenated as possible," Baldwin transcends homogenized national identities.
"A beautiful, powerful book of essays and speeches that traverse continents and decades to examine the complicated experience of being a South Asian woman who belongs to many tribes, some of which are in conflict with others. Intelligent, informed, and unafraid of asking tough questions, this book is sure to delight intelligent readers of all backgrounds."
--Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni Author of Oleander Girl and Before We Visit the Goddess