Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 13 to 17
- Grade: 8 to 12
In her teen years author and poet Anna Quon held a very specific idea of what being a “Great Artist” entailed. When her self-imposed pressure to reach her ideal bumped up against her blossoming depression, it resulted in a world view that became impossible for her to achieve.
About the author
Anna Quon writes with compassion and ferocity. Her work explores identity, health and family in poetic, profound and often surprising ways. Low is the follow up to Quon's successful first offering, Migration Songs (Invisible Publishing 2009), which was shortlisted for the Dartmouth Book Award. She lives in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.