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Photo credit
Julia Mills
Sarah Ens
BIO
Biography

Sarah Ens is a writer and editor based in Treaty 1 territory (Winnipeg, MB). Winner of The New Quarterly's Edna Staebler Personal Essay Contest and Room Magazine's Short Forms Contest, she has published poetry and non-fiction in numerous literary journals. Her debut collection of poetry, The World Is Mostly Sky (Turnstone Press), was shortlisted for two Manitoba Book Awards, the McNally Robinson Book of the Year Award and the Lansdowne Prize for Poetry. Her second book, Flyway, (Turnstone Press) launched spring 2022.

Sarah holds a BFA in Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia and an MFA in Writing from the University of Saskatchewan. 

A freelance editor and copyeditor on a variety of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry projects, Sarah is also the promotions and publicity coordinator at University of Manitoba Press.

ADDRESS
City: Winnipeg, Province/Territory: Manitoba
EMAIL
GENRE
Poetry, Creative Nonfiction
LANGUAGES
English
PUBLICATIONS
Publications
Title
Flyway
Publisher
Turnstone Press
Year
2022
Title
The World Is Mostly Sky
Publisher
Turnstone Press
Year
2020
AWARDS
Awards
Name
Shortlisted
Name
Manitoba Book Awards
Name
Lansdowne Prize for Poetry
Publication
Flyway
Year
2022
Name
Shortlisted
Name
Manitoba Book Awards
Name
McNally Robinson Book of the Year Award
Publication
Flyway
Year
2021
Name
Edna Staebler Personal Essay Contest
Name
The New Quarterly
Publication
"Entangled"
Year
2019
LINKS
PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS AND WORKSHOPS
Programs & Interests
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