Michelle is an author, book­seller, and lover of liter­ature based in Toronto. She writes fantasy novels as both Michelle Sagara and Michelle West (and some­times as Michelle Sagara West). You can find her books at fine booksellers.

Cast in Flame red

Cast in Flame


by Michelle Sagara

ANY DAY THAT STARTS WITH DRAGON ARGUMENTS IS GOING TO BE BAD.   Kaylin returned from the West March in one piece. Now that piece is fraying She’s not at home in the Imperial Palace — and she never intends to be. All she wants is normal garden-variety crim­inals and a place of her own....

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    • State of the Writer, mid-July 2014 edition

      I am writing this from Brisbane, in its variant of winter — which is kind of like early Fall in Toronto, but with an aston­ishing clarity of sky. It is the perfect weather for walking — it’s very slightly cool, but not so much that a jacket or sweater is required. I’m writing, instead, but (Read more...)

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    • Confluence 2014

      I will, once again, be heading to Confluence in Pitts­burgh. It’s a small convention, but I really feel at home there. Below is my schedule there. Fri 6:00 PM      Pine     My (Girl­friend, Mother, Sister) will Kick your Butt. Tamora Pierce Michelle Sagara          Lucy Snyder (M)           Nicole Peeler Sat 1:00 PM                   Auto­graphing (Read more...)