Sachiko Murakami

Sachiko Murakami is the author of the poetry collections The Invisibility Exhibit (Talonbooks, 2008), a finalist for the Governor General’s Literary Award and the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award, Rebuild (Talonbooks, 2011), and Get Me Out of Here (Talonbooks, 2015). She has worked for various Canadian presses, journals, and organizations. She is the creator of the online poetry projects Project Rebuild (, HENKO (, WIHTBOAM (, and co-creator of FIGURE (, an online poetry oracle, with Angela Rawlings. Her website is

Murakami holds an MA in English Literature and Creative Writing from Concordia University (2006). Born and raised in Vancouver, she currently lives in Toronto.

The Invisibility Exhibit

Short-listed 2008 Governor General’s Literary Award for Poetry

Short-listed 2009 Gerald Lampert Memorial Award