• Biography

    Sarah Sawler is an award-winning journalist whose with bylines in publications like the Quill & QuireHalifax MagazineAtlantic Books Today, and Atlantic Business Magazine. Her first book, 100 Things You Don't Know About Nova Scotia, was published by Nimbus Publishing in April 2016, and her next book, 100 Things You Don't Know About Atlantic Canada (For Kids)  will be published in April 2018. She's currently working with Frankie MacDonald on a non-fiction book for elementary school children, which will be published in the summer of 2018. 

    Throughout her journalism career, Sarah has interviewed a broad range of people, from politicians and CEOs to actors and musicians. She writes on a range of topics, but prefers writing about the arts and technology over just about anything else. One of her favourite projects is her Atlantic Books Today column, "Origin Stories", where she talks to authors about the moment they decided to take writing seriously. 

    Sarah is also a creative non-fiction writer. Her first published piece, a short YA story called "Leaving for Good" was published by Fierce Ink Books in 2014. Her first piece of short fiction, "I Know It's Summer Because of You" was published on UK website Spelk.com in 2016. 

     

    Publications
    • 100 Things You Don't Know About Nova Scotia 

      Did you know the Halifax-Dartmouth ferry was operated by horses? Or that Babe Ruth used to visit Yarmouth for hunting and fishing trips? Enter Sarah Sawler: your guide to discovering 100 fascinating things you don't know about Nova Scotia. 

       

    • Leaving for Good 

      A YA short story about making the best of a bad situation and allowing yourself to open up to the possibility of true friendship.

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