Sarah Leavitt

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Lecturer: Graphic Forms
Office: Buchanan E162
Office Phone: TBA
Email: sarahbl at mail (dot) ubc (dot) ca

 

Courses Taught

CRWR 208: Introduction to Graphic Narrative
CRWR 308: Intermediate Graphic Narrative
CRWR 408Y 001 & 408Z 002: Writing for Graphic Forms
CRWR 508Z D01: Writing for Graphic Forms

About Sarah Leavitt

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, France and Korea to international critical acclaim (LA Times, Vanity Fair, Globe and Mail, The Guardian, Die Welt).

Her second book, Agnes, Murderess, is a graphic novel set in nineteenth-century British Columbia, forthcoming in fall 2018 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.