Sarah is a writer and cartoonist in Vancouver, BC. Her first book, Tangles: A Story About Alzheimer’s, My Mother, and Me, a graphic memoir, has been published in Canada, the US, UK, Germany and France to international critical acclaim (LA Times, Vanity Fair, Globe and Mail, The Guardian, Die Welt). It was published in Korea in the fall of 2015.
Her second book, Agnes, Murderess, is a graphic novel set in nineteenth-century British Columbia, forthcoming in the fall of 2019 from Freehand Books.
Sarah is working on an online interactive project based on Tangles for the National Film Board of Canada, and with Giant Ant Media on a feature length animation of Tangles.
Her prose and comics have appeared in anthologies, magazines and newspapers in Canada, the US and the UK.
Sarah has an MFA in Creative Writing from UBC, but is largely self-taught as an artist and cartoonist. She’s taught workshops, developed university courses on comics, and appeared at numerous conferences and festivals.
More information about Sarah Leavitt can be found on her website: sarahleavitt.com