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Sarah Tsiang

Photo: Jane Kerrison 2009

Sarah Yi-Mei Tsiang is the author of Sweet Devilry (Oolichan Books, 2011) A Flock of Shoes (Annick Press 2010) and Dogs Don't Eat Jam and Other Things Big Kids Know. She has two new books forthcoming with Annick Press, Warriors and Wailers: One Hundred Ancient Chinese Jobs You Might Have Relished or Reviled as well as another picture book, The Stone Hatchlings.

Her work has been published and translated internationally, as well as named to the Best Bets for Children, Best Books for Kids & Teens, Book of the Year Finalist, and nominated for the Blue Spruce Award. She holds an MFA from UBC and graduated from the Humber School of Writing with a letter of distinction. Sarah currently
teaches Creative Writing for UBC’s Booming Ground program.

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A Flock of Shoes. Annick Press, 2010
Sweet Devilry. Oolichan Books, 2011
Dogs Don't Eat Jam and Other Things Bigs Kids Know. Annick Press, 2011


Best Bets List for Children for Ontario Libraries Association, 2010
Best Books for Kids & Teens for Canadian Children's Book Center, 2011
Book of the Year Finalist for ForeWord Reviews, 2011
Blue Spruce Award Nominee for Ontario Libraries Association, 2011
Eligible for National Public Readings Program :


Presentation Description

From Kindergarten to grades 6, Sarah offers readings, crafts, and writing exercises in the classroom. Grades 7-12 can benefit from intensive poetry and fiction workshops, focusing on both formal poetry and free verse.

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Picture Books, Children's Non-Fiction, Poetry
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