Harkirat Kaur Chahal
Chilliwack, B.C., Canada
Harkirat Kaur Chahal holds a B. Sc. from Agriculture University, Ludhiana and B. Ed. From the College of Agriculture. She has been active in literary and cultural activities since her college days. She was the captain of Punjab’s famous folk dance Gidha. Upon graduation she started teaching in a school and later served as s school principal in Patiala. She and her family have lived in Canada since 2005. While teaching at a school she started writing. She has published a collection of short stories Pariyan Sung Parvaaz (2016); three novels - Tere Bajhon (2017), Thoran De Phull (2018) and Aadam-Grehan (2019) and an autobiography Inj Pardesan Hoyee. Aadam-Grehan has been transliterated into Shahmukhi and published in Pakistan. It has also been translated into Hindi. Today, Harkirat Kaur Chahal is writing her travelogue of Lahore Latthay Lok Lahore De. Her story Adhooray Khat, written many years ago has become a telefilm. She is the recipient of numerous awards from literary groups in Punjab.