Status Update is now out! From the back of the book: Rarely does a writer...
I’ve been in a few fights in my life, but never with oiled-up muscle women in spangled bodysuits. When Ally’s mom dies, Ally is left with no family, no friends and no future. Put into foster care at the age of fifteen, she has less than $200 to her name and nothing left to lose. […]
And B is for Brilliant BC BookLook/BC Book World, who generously included me as a “who” in their “who’s who” (I feel a bit like an owl now). Also, now that I’m in a mid-thirties I’m being described a lot as “sassy”. I’ll take it! Though you should really go through the alphabet of authors […]
A fun little interview with the ever awesome Open Book Ontario Poets in Profile, with Sarah Yi-Mei Tsiang Submitted by clelia on January 8, 2014 – 7:57am More Sharing ServicesShare | Award-winning writer Sarah Yi-Mei Tsiang’s most recent book, Status Update (Oolichan Books), is a collection of poems written in response to real Facebook […]
I’m was delighted to talk with Wei Chen — listen for the interview around the half way point. Download: ontariomorning_20131217_33316.mp3 You can also find it here
Ah, Kingston, I’m feeling the love! Kingston This Week did a nice feature (and you’ll see the cover of my next book — Status Update hadn’t arrived for the photo shoot). You can also find a great article on Kingston Region.
I’m thrilled to be in this anthology — I love books with audacious titles!
Here’s a lovely article written by Merilyn Simmonds on my new book Status Update. Or, you can read it below: Finding poetry in Facebook By Merilyn Simonds, Kingston Whig-Standard Thursday, November 28, 2013 9:40:38 EST PM Report an error Sarah Yi-Mei Tsiang has done the seemingly impossible: she has stopped the tsunami of Facebook with […]
I’m thrilled to announce that Warriors and Wailers: One Hundred Ancient Chinese Jobs You Might Have Relished or Reviled is nominated for the non-fiction Silver Birch Award! I love you libraries! Don’t forget to check out the book’s free game — perfect for classrooms.
I had a blast at the Kingston Writersfest and really enjoyed moderating “In Other Worlds” with Margaret Atwood, Madeline Ashby, and Corey Redekop! We talked a surprising amount about cannibalism and everyone managed to keep their lunches down (good job audience!). I also loved moderating the panel “Love and the Mess We’re In” with Stephen […]
Cape Dorset is incredibly beautiful. There are massive hills everywhere in this community, all of them glinting and sparkling as the sun hits both the snow and the patches of ice over the rocks. People here are incredibly friendly too. On my first morning I am climbing the hill up to the local elementary school […]