Not many poets are able to say that Ariana Grande follows them on Instagram. Her debut collection milk and honey , sparse poems about love and loss, abuse and healing — first self-published in while Kaur was still in college — has sold over a million print copies and remained on the New York Times bestseller list for 52 consecutive weeks. Tickets for the London leg of her world tour in spring sold out in less than ten minutes. In July, when Kaur uploaded a series of Instagram posts to announce her forthcoming second poetry collection — the sun and her flowers , to be released on Oct. Like her peers Nayyirah Waheed , Lang Leav , and, to a lesser extent, Warsan Shire whose work is more complex and has received more critical acclaim , Kaur produces bite-size, accessible poems.
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Employers in China routinely ask women such questions, and she had encountered them before in job interviews. It was a surprise, though, after she accepted a position as a manager at the company, a big language-training business in the northern city of Tianjin, when she was told the job came with a condition. If she broke that promise, the company said, she could be fired, without compensation. Wang, 32, fluent in English with a degree in international trade, was outraged — but she signed. Such agreements are illegal but increasingly common in China, where discrimination against women is on the rise.
Oh hosted the 28th Genie Awards on March 3, , and became the first Asian woman to host the Golden Globe Awards at the 76th ceremony in While in high school, she was elected student council president. She also played the flute and continued both her ballet training and acting studies, though she knew that she "was not good enough to be a professional dancer"  and eventually focused on acting.