Sally Pfoutz

15879 Short Hill Road
Purcellville, VA 20132

Author's Bio

Bio Two published novels, Missing Person and Red-tail; and a book of poetry: “Tree and Shadow,” (Wild Leaf Press). Twenty essays and over 50 artist profiles in élan magazine. Work has also appeared in The Washington Post, Country Magazine, the anthology Grace & Gravity, and various literary magazines including: Phoebe, Fugue, New Collage and Hot Metal Bridge. One-act play, "Something to Hold Onto" was performed by Sterling Playmakers in June 2009. B.A. in English Literature from American University. I have recently completed a novel based on the true story of Levi Hochstetler Dying to Live about an Amish man who faked his death in order to leave.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Missing Person
(Viking/Penguin, 1993)
Journals: 
elan Magazine, Hot Metal Bridge, Washington Post
Chapbook: 
Tree and Shadow
(Wild Leaf Press, 2016)
Prizes Won: 
2001 Alice Abel National Literary Award

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
The Woman Upstairs by Claire Messud
,
The Emperor's Children by Claire Messud
,
When the Emperor was Divine by Julie Otsuka
,
behind the beautiful forevers by Katherine Boo
,
Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand

More Information

Listed as: 
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
English American
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Washington
Raised in: 
Washington, DC
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Last updated: Feb 13, 2014