Status Update is now out! From the back of the book: Rarely does a writer...
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 […]
I’m in Arviat right now, waiting to hear if the one flight out of here is cancelled or not, due to the snow storm that suddenly blew in this morning. At an hour before my flight, I’ve arrived much too early at the airport (the pilot hasn’t even arrived yet), but much of life in […]
I love the new review by Michael Dennis who says of Sweet Devilry “Yi-Mei Tsiang’s debut collection of poetry had to be written by an older woman who inhabits Tsiang when she isn’t looking.” Just for the record, I do have an older woman in me, and she is inordinately fond of tea and […]
The Stone Hatchlings was chosen by the Toronto Public Library as one of 2012′s First and Best Books for children! (Image courtesy of the Toronto Star)
I’m very happy to announce that a non-fiction essay of mine will be a part of the exciting new anthology TRUTH, DARE, DOUBLEDARE: Stories of Motherhood, edited by the fantastic Kerry Clare. Here is the official announcement from the Transatlantic Agency!