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Sally Meadows is an award-winning, multi-award-nominated author, recording artist, and speaker from Saskatchewan, Canada. Sally writes children's books, short stories for adults, journal articles, and inspirational songs. Her work has been shortlisted five times for The Word Awards, Canada's largest and most prestigious awards for Christian writers; winning her first award for her fictional short story "A Blessed Christmas" in 2018. She has also won or placed in a number of other writing competitions. Her children's picture book The Two Trees was considered for the 2015 Dolly Gray Children's Literature Award (USA). Sally is passionate about photography, incorporating many of her photos into videos and a range of retail products including greeting cards and calendars.
Sally travels all around her home province (and beyond) speaking to elementary school children about autism in support of her book The Two Trees (see Speaking page). In her two new books, When Sleeping Birds Fly: 365 Amazing Facts About The Animal Kingdom and The Underdog Duckling Sally focuses on increasing awareness of and connections with wildlife and city water birds, respectively. As a former science educator, she is passionate about increasing science literacy amongst youth through her stories and presentations.
other interviews, reviews, and press coverage
Article "Saskatoon Author Wins National Writing Award," published in The Saskatoon StarPhoenix and written by Darlene Polachic.
Article "Meadows Uses Her Writing Passion to Inspire Students and Families Alike," by the Saskatchewan Bulletin (Saskatchewan Teachers' Federation newspaper). The article gives an overview of my writing career to date especially as it relates to how I want to make a difference in children's lives.
Guest Blog "What I Read When I Was Young: Sally Meadows," published on the CANSCAIP SK Horizon blog. To view the blog posting, click here:
Article "Read My Book: The Underdog Duckling," published in the Saskatoon StarPhoenix and Regina Leader-Post, September 7. You can read the article, written by me, here:
Radio Interview with author/radio host Ron Hughes (Ontario, Canada). The interview focuses on my book When Sleeping Birds Fly: 365 Amazing Facts About The Animal Kingdom. You can listen in to the interview here:
Article "Read My Book: When Sleeping Birds Fly: 365 Amazing Facts About The Animal Kingdom," published in the Saskatoon StarPhoenix and Regina Leader-Post, July 20. You can read the article, written by me, here:
Article "Meadows Shortlisted for National Award," by The Saskatchewan Bulletin (Saskatchewan Teachers' Federation newspaper). The article details the shortlisting of my book The Two Trees for a 2016 "The Word Awards" and gives information about my school presentations in support of The Two Trees.
Radio interview with author/radio host Ron Hughes (Ontario, Canada). The interview focuses on my children's picture book The Two Trees.
Blog interview with author Lynne Collier (Ontario, Canada). This Q & A session focusses on Kingdom purpose" and gives details about the author reading program I do (which includes a discussion and hands-on activities as well as the reading) with my book The Two Trees. You can read this interview here:
Blog interview with author/editor Debra Butterfield. This Q & A session, called "Fiction With Purpose" answers questions about my book The Two Trees and addresses topics such as my journey to the publication of my book, what motivates me to write, and my marketing strategy. You can read this interview here:
Radio interview with Robert White, host of Arts Connection, Faith FM 94.3 (http://kitchener.faithfm.org/). The interview focuses on my children's picture book Beneath That Star, based on a song I wrote for my Christmas CD Red & White.
Blog interview with Canadian author Kathleen Friesen. This interview focuses on my children's picture book Beneath That Star.
Radio interview with host and author Ron Hughes on HopeStreamRadio (http://hopestreamradio.com/). The interview focusses mainly on my children's Christmas book Beneath That Star.
Blog interview with author and podcaster Kimberley Payne's Books for Book Lovers Blog (https://kimpayne.wordpress.com/). The piece focuses on my new children's picture book Beneath That Star.
Book Review in CM Magazine (The Manitoba Library Association) about my children's book The Two Trees.