Sarah Pemberton Strong

Fiction Writer, Poet

c/o Cameron McClure The Donald Maass Literary Agency
New York, NY 10001

Author's Bio

Sarah Pemberton Strong is the author of the poetry collection Tour of the Breath Gallery (Texas Tech University Press), which won the Walt McDonald First-Book Award. Her poems have appeared in many journals, including Mississippi Review, Poetry Daily, Rattle, The Southern Review, Southwest Review, and The Sun. She is the recipient of a Promise Award from the Sustainable Arts Foundation and a Stover Award from Southwest Review. Sarah is also the author of two novels, Burning the Sea and The Fainting Room. She lives in Hamden, Connecticut, where she is a poetry editor for New Haven Review.

Publications & Prizes


The Fainting Room (Ig Publishing, 2013)
Burning the Sea (Alyson Books, 2002)


Tour of the Breath Gallery (Texas Tech University Press, 2013)
Poetry Daily
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Prizes won: 

Elizabeth Matchett Stover Award, Southwest Review; Promise Award, Sustainable Arts Foundation

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Last update: May 08, 2014