Fariha Roisin


Country: Canada

Fariha Róisín is a multidisciplinary artist. Her work has pioneered a refreshing & renewed conversation about wellness, contemporary Islam, and queer identities & has been featured in The New York Times, Al Jazeera, The Guardian, and VOGUE. She is the author of the poetry collection How To Cure A Ghost (2019), the novel Like A Bird (2020), and her latest book is a work of non-fiction entitled, Who Is Wellness For? (2022). Her next book of poetry is entitled Survival Takes A Wild Imagination, out next fall.

Fariha Róisín adalah seniman multidisiplin. Karyanya telah memelopori perbincangan baru dan menyegarkan tentang kesehatan, Islam kontemporer, dan identitas queer yang dimuat oleh The New York Times, Al Jazeera, The Guardian dan VOGUE. Ia adalah penulis dari kumpulan puisi How To Cure A Ghost (2019), novel Like A Bird (2020), buku terbarunya adalah karya non-fiksi berjudul, Who Is Wellness For? (2022). Buku puisi berikutnya berjudul Survival Takes A Wild Imagination, terbit musim gugur mendatang.

Appearing in

Main Program | The Two Sides of the Wellness Industry

The wellness industry has become a multi-billion-dollar business that claims to improve our health, happiness, and longevity. Our speakers share their research and personal stories that shed light on the …


Main Program | Is All Writing an Exploration of Identity?

Writers Fariha Roisin, Preeta Samarasan and Kirstin Chen discuss the identity issues that challenge them as writers, as well as ask how we can move beyond the optics of diversity to enact …


Special Event | Literary Lunch at Four Seasons of Wellness

From yoga and meditation to the importance of diet, self-care, and survival, Fariha Roisin, Tim Baker, Brigid Delaney, and Desi Anwar share their personal stories on the ultimate meaning of …