In 2014 she self published her first book milk and

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her poetry work on Instagram in 2013, and now has over two million followers. In 2014, she self-published her first book Milk and Honey on Amazon , the book became so popular that Andrews McMeel Publishing picked it up for a second print. Later, Milk and Honey became a New York Times bestseller and had been published in over 30 languages and sold for millions of copies. Kaur is one of the most well-known and successful Instagram poets, but there are many Instagram poets out there that share the same success and luck with Kaur. Tyler Knott Gregson, also one of the most popular Instagram poets, published a hardcover book of poetry in 2014. His book continues to have strong sales on Amazon and high rating until this day. 1 - phenomenon
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More than a million poetry books were sold in the last year, the highest number on record, as the popularity of Instagram poets such as Kaur and Gregson continues to rise. Sales are up 13%, to £10.5 million, according to data from Nielsen Book Research. 2 This fact is what makes the Instagram poets’ phenomenon so fascinating among all other issues that are happening in the publishing industry.
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