A review essay in The Globe and Mail, featuring The Red Word, on campus novels in the age of #metoo (click to read online):




















The Red Word was “Briefly Noted” in The New Yorker’s June 4/11 Summer Fiction Issue (click to read):


A great review of the audiobook for The Red Word on AudioFile (click image to read):


A short gab about The Red Word on CBC’s The Next Chapter with Shelagh Rogers (with many thanks to producer Barb Carey for the fabulous interview):

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And another, longer interview for Aspen Public Radio’s First Draft series with Mitzi Rapkin (caution: massive spoilers):


A stellar review of The Red Word by Sue Carter in The Toronto Star and StarMetro (click to read online):




The Red Word received a starred review in Quill & Quire (click to enlarge):


I chatted with the International Festival of Authors (IFOA) about feminism, activism, and Greek goddesses (click to read):


An interview with Kerry Clare about The Red Word on 49th Shelf (click image to read):

Sarah and The Red Word in Toronto Life magazine:


The Red Word is one of LoanStars’ Top Picks for March 2018:


My latest YA novel has found a home! We Contain Multitudes will be published in Spring 2019 by Penguin Teen in Canada and Little, Brown everywhere else:


Kerry Clare over at 49th Shelf put together a #MeToo Reading List, and The Red Word is featured on it along with many essential books on the topic:


The Red Word received an excellent review in Kirkus Reviews:


The Red Word made the list of Bitch magazine’s Top 25 Books to Read in 2018:

The Red Word examines rape culture on college campuses with a precision and gentleness that few novels have achieved. . . While The Red Word is entertaining, it’s also a sobering reminder of the horrors inflicted on women, trans, and nonbinary people on college campuses.”


The Red Word got a shout-out in MacLean’s magazine, in a story about politics in Canadian literature:


The Red Word got a great review in Booklist:


Hurrah! My latest novel, We Contain Multitudes, will be published in Canada in Spring 2019 by Penguin Teen. Thanks to editor Lynne Missen for picking it up and to my agent, Monica Pacheco, for arranging the deal.


Mad Miss Mimic was reviewed in Booklist: