Sara Jewell

Sara Jewell is an award-winning narrative journalist who strives to tell stories that shine a light on the indomitable power of the human spirit. Her writing is a mix of humour and poignancy, opinion and curiousity.

Since publishing her first article in 1994, Sara’s work has appeared in newspapers and magazines across Canada, most recently in The Chronicle Herald, Saltscapes and The United Church Observer. Sara’s “Field Notes” column, an Atlantic Community Newspaper Awards finalist in 2013, appears bi-weekly inĀ The Citizen-Record newspaper.

Sara’s first book, Field Notes: A City Girl’s Search for Heart and Home in Rural Nova Scotia, is a collection of essays inspired by her columns and articles and published by Nimbus Publishing in Halifax. Field Notes is available from bookstores across the Maritimes and online.