Sarah de Leeuw is the author of five literary books and co-editor of two academic texts. She is the winner of the 2013 Dorothy Livesay Award for poetry and a two-time recipient of a CBC Literary Award for creative non-fiction, and in 2014 won a Western Magazine Gold Award for the best article published that year in British Columbia. With a Ph.D. in geography, de Leeuw works in a faculty of medicine where she teaches and undertakes research on medical humanities and health inequalities. Hercreative and academic work has been widely anthologized and appears in journals from CV2 and PRISM INTERNATIONAl to the CANADIAN GEOGRAPHER and EMOTION, SPACE AND SOCIETY. Having grown up and spent most of her life in Northern BC, including Haida Gwaii and Terrace, she now divides her time between Prince George and Kelowna.
Don't miss festivals like Vancouver Writers' Fest, International Festival of Authors, Bookfest Windsor, and the Stratford Writers' Festival, all starting this week!
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We've got coast-to-coast events this week from Saint John, NB to Vancouver, BC. Catch what's going on in your area with our listings below.
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This week there's launches, dramatic readings, reading series, dramatic series...you name it. Don't ever tell us that we don't take you anywhere.
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If you'd rather be hunting for new reads than eggs this week, check out our listings featuring launch parties, reading series, and all good things in between.
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There's tons going on this week, including Vancouver Writers' Fest, our second LPG40 event, this time in Montreal, and the International Festival of Authors in Toronto and surrounding area. BUT: if you go and do anything this week, make sure you VOTE first. VOTE. VOTE. VOTE. ... Read more
Today we head north to the rural cities of Northern British Columbia and Alberta. A very physical place where many people work with the land, "Topography" by Sarah de Leeuw is a very physical poem that has been extracted from the collection Geographies of a Lover (NeWest Press), ... Read more
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