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Robyn Sarah

Robyn Sarah was born in New York City to Canadian parents and has lived for most of her life in Montreal, where she studied at McGill University and the Conservatoire de Musique du Quebec. Her poems began appearing in Canadian literary magazines in the early 1970s. Co-founder of Villeneuve Publications (1976-1987), she co-edited its poetry chapbook series. She is the author of several poetry collections (most recently My Shoes Are Killing Me, which won the Governor General's Award for poetry in 2015), two collections of short stories, and a collections of essays, Little Eurekas: A Decade's Thoughts on Poetry (2007). Her poetry has been widely anthologized in Canada and the United States.