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Sarah Abigail Adleman

About Sarah Abigail Adleman

Sarah Abigail Adleman was raised along the bayous of Houston with her two brothers. After working as a watch repair specialist, a project coordinator for a photographer, and a bartender in a downtown dive, she joined the Peace Corps and was sent to Bangladesh where she was stationed near Taliban training camps. She studied in Indian ashrams, taught English in China, and escaped arrest in Mexico for perceived prostitution. She earned her MFA from The University of Texas at El Paso, where she lived for ten years, while simultaneously practicing as a Certified Yoga Therapist specializing in Traumatic Brain Injury. Her work has been recognized by Kindred Magazine, Terrene, and Glimmer Train. She is the author of the hybrid memoir The Lampblack Blue of Memory: My Mother Echoes (Tolsun Books, 2019). Sarah currently lives in Colorado with her husband, dog, and newborn son.