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Robyn Sarah

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Robyn Sarah is the author of eleven collections of poems, two collections of short stories, and a book of essays on poetry. Her tenth poetry collection, My Shoes Are Killing Me, won the Governor General’s Award for poetry in 2015. In 2017 Biblioasis published a forty-year retrospective, Wherever We Mean to Be: Selected Poems, 1975-2015. Sarah’s writing has appeared widely in Canada, the United States, and the U.K. Her poems have been anthologized in Best Canadian Poetry, 15 Canadian Poets x 2 and x 3, The Bedford Anthology of Literature, and The Norton Anthology of Poetry, and a dozen of them were broadcast by Garrison Keillor on The Writer’s Almanac. From 2011 until 2020 she served as poetry editor for Cormorant Books. She has lived for most of her life in Montréal.

Books by Robyn Sarah

31hnblfival._sx316_bo1_204_203_200_ Music, Late and Soon

Myshoesarekillingme My Shoes Are Killing Me

Pause for Breath

Eurekas_cover_ Little Eurekas

0889842337 A Day's Grace

0889841926 Promise of Shelter

0-88784-5282 Touchstone, The

Becoming Light

Sarah Questions About the Stars

Nice Gazebo, A


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