Sarah Tolmie is one of four Canadian women poets (along with Margaret Atwood, Nicole Brossard, and Canisia Lubrin) selected to perform in Fiery Sparks of Light, an augmented reality poetry display that forms part of Canada’s guest of honour program at the 2021 Frankfurt Book Fair (20–24 October 2021). (more info)
Sarah Tolmie is the author of the poetry collection The Art of Dying (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2018), the 120-sonnet sequence Trio (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2015), and the chapbook Sonnet in a Blue Dress and Other Poems (Baseline Press, 2014).
She has published two novels with Aqueduct Press, The Little Animals (2019) and The Stone Boatmen (2014), as well as three short fiction collections, Disease (2020), Two Travelers (2016) and NoFood (2014).
She is a medievalist trained at the University of Toronto and Cambridge and is a Professor of English at the University of Waterloo.