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Sally S. Ito

Photo: Paul Dyck 2010

Sally Ito is a poet and fiction writer. She was born in Taber, Alberta, and currently lives in Winnipeg. She has published three books of poetry, Frogs in the Rain Barrel, A Season of Mercy, and Alert to Glory, as well as a collection of short stories called Floating Shore. Ito has also studied in Japan, and has done translations of contemporary Japanese poetry. She teaches creative writing in Winnipeg and is a former blog contributor to the multicultural children's literature blog and website, PaperTigers. 
 

E-mail: sito@cmu.ca
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Publications

Floating Shore. Toronto: Mercury Press, 1998.
Frogs in the Rain Barrel. Madeira Park, BC: Nightwood Editions, 1995.
A Season of Mercy. Madeira Park, BC: Nightwood Editions, 1999
Alert to Glory. Turnstone, 2011

Awards

Howard O’Hagan Award for Best Short Story Collection by an Albertan for Floating Shore, 1999.
First runner-up, Milton Acorn People's Memorial Award Competition for Frogs in the Rain Barrel, 1997.
Short Listed for the Danuta Gleed Award for Floating Shore, 1999
Short Listed for the City of Edmonton Book Prize for Floating Shore, 1999
Short Listed for the Milton Acorn Poetry Prize for Frogs in the Rain Barrel, 1996
Award of Merit for Canadian Christian Writing Award for Alert to Glory, 2012

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