Sarah J. Carlson

Contemporary Young Adult Author


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Sarah J. Carlson is the author of two Young Adult novels, All the Walls of Belfast and Everything’s Not Fine, which was a Kirkus Best YA Book About Finding Inner Strength in 2020. She also received the Wisconsin Library Association Outstanding Achievement Award for 2021.

Sarah currently lives in the Annapolis Valley region of Nova Scotia with her husband and two children. Prior to that, she spent most of her life in Wisconsin, apart from a few years in Singapore.

Sarah is a practicing school psychologist with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, a Masters of Science in Education, and an Education Specialist degree in School Psychology. She is a member of the Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia Writer’s Council and the Writers’ Union of Canada.