Supriya Kaur Dhaliwal was born in the Himalayan town of Palampur, India. She studied at St. Bede’s College, Shimla; Trinity College, Dublin; and Queen’s University, Belfast. Her poems have been translated into Arabic, German, Italian; and have appeared in Ambit, Banshee, CyphersGutter, Madras Courier, Poetry Ireland Review, Poetry Jukebox, Poetry London, RattleThe Bombay Literary Magazine, The Irish TimesThe Lifeboat, The Lonely Crowd, The Pickled Body, The Tangerine and elsewhere. In 2018, she was one of the twelve poets selected for Poetry Ireland’s Introductions Series. Supriya is the 2021 Charles Wallace India Trust Fellow at the University of Kent. Her upcoming book of poems is called The Yak Dilemma and will be published by Makina Press, London later this year.


2013 - 2016

St. Bede's College, Shimla (BA - English Honours)

2016 - 2017

Trinity College, Dublin (MPhil - Irish Writing)

2018 - 2019

Queen's University, Belfast (MA - Poetry: Creativity and Criticism)