Karen Sagstetter

Poet, Fiction Writer

N/A
Bethesda, MD 20816
Phone: 
301-229-2370

Author's Bio

Karen Sagstetterhas published Commotion,a book of poetry, as well as poetry and fiction in numerous literary journals, two chapbooks of poetry, two nonfiction books, and The Thing with Willie, a collection of linked stories.  She studied in Japan as a Fulbright journalist and  worked as senior editor for many years at the Smithsonian’s Freer and Sackler Galleries and at the National Gallery of Art.  With her husband, she has traveled in more than fifty countries.  She grew up in Texas, graduated from Rice University (B.A., M.A.) and State University of New York at Buffalo (M.A., Creative Writing and Humanities), and now lives in Maryland. 

Publications & Prizes

Fiction

Journals:
Antietam Review
,

Poetry

Books:
Commotion (Finishing Line Press, 2019)
,
Ceremony (State Street Press, 1981)
Journal:

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Born in: 
Memphis, TN
Tennessee
Raised in: 
Houston, TX
Texas
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Last update: Jan 16, 2020