Sarah Yi-Mei Tsiang

Sarah Yi-Mei Tsiang is the author of Sweet Devilry (Oolichan Books), which won the Gerald Lampert Award for best first book of poetry in Canada and was nominated for the Re-Lit award. Her second book of poetry, Status Update, was well received by critics and readers alike. Her work has been published widely in journals and anthologies, and appears in Best Canadian Poetry 2013 (Tightrope books). She is the editor of the all-Susan anthology Desperately Seeking Susans, as well as the forthcoming anthology Tag: Canadian Poets at Play (Oolichan Books). Sarah is also a children’s author and essayist. Her Young Adult novel, Breathing Fire (Orca Books),was released in Spring 2014.

"This is a book to treasure. This is a poet to watch. These are poems to savour. They are an impressive mix of tender, beguiling, and wise. Tsiang is bound to become a formidable voice in Canadian poetry."
~Helen Humphreys