Sarah Leavitt uses the medium of comics to tell her story with more economy and power than either words or pictures could muster by themselves. She brings a good eye for the telling detailthe small observations that reveal larger truthsto her memoir of a family in crisis. Tangles is the work of a perceptive, creative, and honest storyteller.Brian Fies
Sarah Leavitt writes both prose and comics. Her writing has appeared in Geist, The Globe and Mail, Vancouver Review, The Georgia Straight, and Xtra West. Leavitt has written short documentaries for Definitely Not the Opera on CBC Radio, and her non-fiction has appeared in a number of anthologies, including Nobodys Mother (Heritage 2006) and Beyond Forgetting: Poetry and Prose about Alzheimers Disease (Kent State University Press 2009). She has an MFA in Creative Writing from UBC. Tangles is her first book.