Hari Alluri (he/him/siya) is a migrant poet of Filipinx and South Indian descent living and writing on unceded Musqueam, Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh, Qayqayt, Kwikwetlem lands. He is author of The Flayed City (Kaya), Carving Ashes (CiCAC/Thompson Rivers), and chapbooks The Promise of Rust (Mouthfeel) and Our Echo of Sudden Mercy (Next Page Press, forthcoming October 2022). Writer-Director of Pasalubong (NFB/ONF), co-editor of We Were Not Alone (Community Building Art Works) and co-founding editor at Locked Horn Press, siya has received grants, fellowships, and residencies from the BC Arts Council, Canada Council for the Arts, The Capilano Review, Deer Lake, Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing, and others. His work appears through these venues, and elsewhere: 1508, AALR, Apogee, Four Way Review, Marías at Sampaguitas, Poetry, PRISM International, Witness, and—via Split This Rock—Best of the Net 2022.
At the July 22 gathering of Surrey Muse, Hari will be the Featured Poet. More information about the event is here: July-22-2022
Surrey Muse gatherings take place
on the unceded Coast Salish territories of
the Semiahmoo, Katzie, Kwikwetlem, Kwantlen
Qayqayt, Tsawwassen, Musqueam
Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations.