Sarah de Leeuw


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, 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. Her creative 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.