the Author

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).

  • Most recent blog post

    • Social Distancing Journal: Short Story: When a Child Cries

      This is not Monday, but — Monday was the first day the book­store was open for customers. It was a partial opening, and will remain so for a while; while we’re allowed to open, the list of condi­tions for safe opening require a lot of social distancing, ster­il­izing of things people touch, and face masks. (Read more...)

  • News & appearances

    • DAW news: The Burning Crown

      I have sold DAW Books the first four novels in the series that is now called The Burning Crown, but which I’ve called The End of Days arc for decades. I have no titles, but do have dead­lines — the first of which is July of 2020. That’s when it’s due to the publisher. It’s not (Read more...)