Poetry with Sarah Tsiang
LEVEL: All levels
Tett Centre, 370 King St W, Rehearsal Hall
Sunday May 1st 2pm-4pm
More information coming soon!
A creative writing workshop led by Sarah Tsiang, that will explore a look at what makes up a poem--imagery, line breaks, form and metaphor.
Sarah Yi-Mei Tsiang is the author of the poetry books Status Update (2013), which was nominated for the Pat Lowther Award and the Gerald Lampert award winning Sweet Devilry (2011). She has been widely anthologized in such collections as Best Canadian Poetry 2013, Poet-to-Poet (2013), and the Newborn Anthology (2014). She is also the editor of two poetry collections, Desperately Seeking Susans (2013), and the forthcoming Tag: Canadian Poets at Play.
Sarah is also a children’s writer of picture books, non-fiction, and young adult fiction. Her children’s work has been published and translated internationally, as well as named to the OLA Best Bets for Children 2010, Best Books for Kids & Teens 2011, 2012, & 2013, and the Toronto Public Library’s First and Best Book List (2012), and nominated for Ontario Libraries Association Blue Spruce Award and the Silver Birch Award. Her children’s titles include A Flock of Shoes, Warriors and Wailers, The Stone Hatchlings, Breathing Fire, and The Night Children.
Sarah is a professor of Creative Writing at Sheridan College and has also worked as a mentor through Booming Ground (UBC) and the enrichment program at Queen’s University. She has extensive experience mentoring in the genres of poetry, children’s writing, and fiction.