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Sally Ito

author image Sally Ito was born in Taber, Alberta and grew up in Edmonton and the Northwest Territories. She studied at the University of British Columbia and the University of Alberta, and travelled on scholarship to Japan, where she translated Japanese poetry. Her first book of poems, Frogs in the Rain Barrel (Nightwood, 1995) was runner-up for the Milton Acorn People's Poetry Award. Her second book, Floating Shore (Mercury Press), won the Writers Guild of Alberta Book Award for short fiction, and was shortlisted for the Danuta Gleed Literary Prize and the City of Edmonton Book Prize. Her work has appeared in numerous periodicals such as Grain, Matrix and the Capilano Review and in the anthologies Breathing Fire: Canada's New Poets and Poets 88. Ito lives in Edmonton with her husband and son.


Book Cover Frogs in the Rain Barrel
978-0-88971-160-0 · 0-88971-160-7 · 1995 · Paperback
CAD$16.95 · USD$16.95
The debut poetry collection by Sally Ito, one of Canada's most important up-and-coming writers. Runner-up for the Milton Acorn People's Poetry Award.
Book Cover Season of Mercy
978-0-88971-168-6 · 0-88971-168-2 · 1999 · Paperback
CAD$11.95 · USD$11.95
The second volume of poems by the award-winning writer Sally Ito.