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Sadhu Binning

Sadhu Binning

Sadhu Binning is a bilingual author. He has lived in the Vancouver area since migrating to Canada in 1967. He has published more than fifteen books of poetry, fiction, plays, translations and research. His works have been included in more than thirty-five anthologies both in Punjabi and English. He edited a literary Punjabi monthly Watno Dur and now co-edits a quarterly, Watan. He is a founding member of Vancouver Sath, a theatre collective, Ankur and various other literary and cultural organizations. He sat on the BC Arts Board from 1993 to 1995. He is a central figure in the Punjabi arts community and was named one of the top 100 South Asians making a difference in BC. Twenty years ago he founded Punjabi Language Education Association and has been actively promoting Punjabi language in educational institutions in BC. He has presented papers on language, literature and culture in a number of national and international conferences. He taught Punjabi at UBC from 1988 to 2008.

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