James Davis Nicoll provides an overview of Sarah Tolmieā€™s fiction on (16 August 2019).

Poetry award: “Ursula Le Guin in the Underworld” won a 2019 Rhysling Award, placing first in the long poem category. The poem was originally plublished in the April 2018 edition of On Spec, and has been reprinted in the 2019 Rhysling Anthology. Congratulations to the other winners!

Poetry nomination: Sarah Tolmie’s poem “Ursula Le Guin in the Underworld” has been nominated in the Best Poem/Song category for a 2019 Aurora Award.

Sarah Tolmie

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 two short fiction collections, Two Travelers (2016) and NoFood (2014).

She is a medievalist trained at the University of Toronto and Cambridge and is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Waterloo.