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What would you have been in Ancient China?

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The Night Children

What happens when the sun goes down at the end of the day? When the streets are empty and kids are called home for dinner and put to bed, the world becomes a magical place. It’s only then that the night children emerge from the shadows, ready to play. In this evocative and lyrical picture […]

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Breathing Fire

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. […]

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T is for Tsiang

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 […]

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Poets in Profile Interview

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 […]

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CBC Ontario morning Interview

I’m was delighted to talk with Wei Chen — listen for the interview around the half way point. 🙂 http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/ontariomorning_20131217_33316.mp3 You can also find it here

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Status Update in Frontenac This Week

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.

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Best Canadian Poetry 2013!

I’m thrilled to be in this anthology — I love books with audacious titles!

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Status Update

Status Update — nominated for the Pat Lowther Award From the back of the book: Rarely does a writer surprise and delight her reader with such beauty, subtlety and subversive vulnerability. Status Update, Sarah Yi-Mei Tsiang’s second book of poetry, is a collection of epigraph poems, each one composed in response to an entry pulled […]

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Status Update featured in the Whig Standard

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 […]

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