Sarah Sarai

New York, NY

Author's Bio

I write poetry, fiction, and reviews. GEOGRAPHIES OF SOUL AND TAFFETA (poems) was published by Indolent Books; THE FUTURE IS HAPPY (poems) by BlazeVOX. I've edited across most platforms and industries, and freelance as an editor of fiction and poetry. I've taught comp and creative writing at Pace, Fordham University, BMCC/CUNY, UCC/New Jersey, Antioch/Seattle and others. My MFA in Fiction is from Sarah Lawrence College. My body is in New York. My imagination roams.

Publications and Prizes

Geographies of Soul and Taffeta
(Indolent Books, 2018)
, The Future Is Happy
(BlazeVOX books, 2009)
200 New Mexico Poems
(University of New Mexico Press, 2015)
, Gathered: Contemporary Quaker Poets
(Sundress Publications, 2013)
, Like a Fat Gold Watch: Meditations on Sylvia Plath and Living
(Fat Gold Watch Press, 2017)
, Maintenant 6
(Three Rooms Press, 2012)
, Say It Loud: Poems About James Brown
(Whirlwind Press, 2011)
, The OR Panthology: Ocellus Reseau
(Other Rooms Press, 2013)
, you say. say.
(Uphook Press, 2009)
Angle Journal of Poetry in English, Antigonish Review, Ascent, Bellowing Ark, Big City Lit, Boston Review, Callisto, Connotation Press: An Online Artifact, Cordite Poetry Review, Decomp, Dressing Room Poetry Journal, Eoagh, Fairy Tale Review, Fiction At Work, Fifth Wednesday Journal, Fine Madness, Flaneur Foundry, Folly Magazine, Frigg Magazine, GHOTI, Gravel Literary Journal, Homestead Review, Lambda Literary, Minnesota Review, MiPOesias, Mississippi Review, New Madrid, Oddball Magazine, Painted Bride Quarterly, Pank, Parthenon West Review, Ping Pong, Potomac Review, Prelude, Queen Mob's Teahouse, Ragazine, Raven Chronicles, Red Peter, Redheaded Stepchild, South Dakota Review, Sprung Formal, Stained Sheets, Stet, Stone's Throw, Storyglossia, SUSAN / The Journal, Tampa Review, Collagist, The Wallace Stevens Journal, Writing Disorder, Threepenny Review, THRUSH Poetry Journal, Tipton Poetry Journal, Unlikely Stories, Vending Machine Press,, Weber Studies, Webster Review, West, West Wind Review, Willows Wept Review, Yew, ZYZZYVA
Emily Dickinson's Coconut Face
(Dusie Press, 2013)
, I Feel Good
(Beard of Bees, 2013)
, I Feel Good
(Beard of Bees, 2013)
, O You of the Cotton Pajamas!
(Dusie Press, 2016)
, The Young Orator
(Winged City Press, 2014)
Prizes Won: 
Seattle Arts Commission Grant in Scriptwriting King County Arts Commission Grant in Fiction National Endowment for Humanities for Secondary Educators, Summer Seminar at Kenyon College

More Information

Listed as: 
Fiction Writer, Poet
Gives readings: 
Travels for readings: 
Raised in: 
Los Angeles, CA
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Last updated: Aug 08, 2018