Sarah Leavitt

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Lecturer: Graphic Forms
Office: Buchanan E162
Office Phone: TBA

Courses Taught

CRWR 208 001 & 208 002: Introduction to Writing for Graphic Forms
CRWR 308A 002: Intermediate Writing for Graphic Forms
CRWR 408I 001 & 408J 002: Writing for Graphic Forms
CRWR 508I D01: Advanced Writing for Graphic Forms
CRWR 508J 001: Advanced 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 2019 from Freehand Books.

Sarah is working 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.