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Sarah Selecky

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Sarah is the author of Radiant Shimmering Light, This Cake Is for the Party, and the founder of the Sarah Selecky Writing School, est. 2011, which is now a creative community of more than 18,000 writers from around the world. She is alumna of Hedgebrook, the Humber School for Writers and The Banff Centre, and graduated from the University of British Columbia with an MFA in Creative Writing.

This Cake was a finalist for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and the Commonwealth Prize for Best First Book in Canada and the Caribbean, and it was longlisted for the Frank O’Connor Prize. Kirkus Reviews calls Radiant Shimmering Light “A killer satire . . . [and] a funny, tender, gimlet-eyed dive into the cult of self-improvement.” The novel has been optioned
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How to build good writing habits.

Happy April! I watched the new Matrix last week. I liked seeing Neo and Trinity together again after so many years, with their gorgeous wrinkles and meaningful eye contact. I loved that the local cafe is named “SimuLatte.” There’s also a really great writing room montage – I’m biased, but I think it’s the best scene in the film. Anyway, all of that is just to make the point that WOW, we humans rea

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“Everyone expected that we’d want to try again. But Robin said no, and I understood. And, you know, the world just went on. Our friends’ kids grew up and we all kept making up our lives the way we always did. We turned out okay.”
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