Robyn SARAH

c/o The Porcupine's Quill 68 Main Street
Erin, ON N0B 1T0

Author's Bio

Robyn Sarah was born in New York City to Canadian parents, and has lived for most of her life in Montreal. She is the author of eight poetry collections, two collections of short stories, and a collection of essays on poetry. In 1976, with Fred Louder, she co-founded Villeneuve Publications and co-edited its poetry chapbook series which included first titles by August Kleinzahler and A.F. Moritz as well as her own 1981 chapbook, The Space Between Sleep and Waking. Her poems have been widely anthologized in Canada and the United States and broadcast on The Writer's Almanac.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
A Day's Grace, poems
(Porcupine's Quill Press, 2003)
, A Nice Gazebo, short stories
(Vehicule Press, 1992)
, Anyone Skating On That Middle Ground
(Vehicule Press, 1984)
, Becoming Light
(Cormorant Books, 1987)
, Little Eurekas: A Decade's Thoughts on Poetry
(2007)
, Pause for Breath, poems
(2009)
, Promise of Shelter, short stories
(Porcupine's Quill Press, 1997)
, Questions About The Stars, poems
(Brick Books, 1998)
, The Touchstone: Poems New and Selected
(House of Anansi Press, 1992)
Anthologies: 
Bedford Introduction to Literature
(Bedford/St. Martin's, 2001)
, Good Poems for Hard Times
(Viking, 2005)
, In Fine Form
(Polestar (Raincoast), 2005)
, Jailbreaks: 99 Canadian Sonnets
(Biblioasis Press, 2008)
, Norton Anthology of Poetry 5th Edition
(W. W. Norton & Company, 2005)
, Poetry: An Introduction
(Bedford/St. Martin's, 2001)

More Information

Listed as: 
Creative Nonfiction Writer, Fiction Writer, Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
French
Born in: 
New York, United States
Raised in: 
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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Last updated: Jun 09, 2011