• Biography

    Sarah Mian is from Dartmouth, NS. Her debut novel When the Saints won the Jim Connors Dartmouth Book Award, the Margaret and John Savage First Book Award and was nominated for the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour. She lives in Queensland, Nova Scotia.



    • When the Saints (HarperCollins, 2015)


    • Emails from India (Seraphim Editions, 2013)


    • I'm the Man (Flare Magazine, July 2012)


    • Salt Lines (Backalong Books, 2012)


    • The Thread (SubTerrain Magazine, 2011)


    • Tributary (Filling Station, 2011)


    • The Blue House (Paragon Journal, 2009)

    • A Maritime Christmas (Nimbus Publishing, 2008)



    • Meltemi (Galleon Journal, 2008)

    • Kerouac (The New Quarterly, 2007)

    • The Vagrant Revue of New Fiction (Vagrant Press, 2007)

    • Transits: Stories from In-Between (Invisible Publishing, 2007)

    • Why I Cried At Your Wedding (The Antigonish Review, 2006)

    • Your Love is a Harley (The Antigonish Review, 2006)

    • The Darkness (The Coast Weekly, 2006)

    • To Find Us: Words and Images of Halifax (HRM, 2004)

    • WINNER, Jim Connors Dartmouth Book Award 2016

      WINNER, Margaret and John Savage First Book Award 2016

      FINALIST, Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour 2016

      EASTERN SEMI-FINALIST, Canada Writes 2009

      FINALIST, Writers Union of Canada Short Prose Competition 2009

      FINALIST, Matrix Magazine Lit Pop Award, 2009