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Sarah Sala

About Sarah Sala

Sarah Sala is a poet, educator, and native Michigander. A chapbook of her selected poetry, The Ghost Assembly Line, was published by Finishing Line Press in Spring 2016. Her poem “Hydrogen” was featured in the “Elements” episode of NPR's hit show Radiolab in collaboration with Emotive Fruition. She is the founder of the free poetry workshop, Office Hours, which fosters community among adjunct instructors, and co-produces AmpLit Fest in conjunction with Summer on the Hudson. Currently, she’s Assistant Poetry Editor at the Bellevue Literary Review. Sarah's awards and honors include: an Academy of American Poets University & College Prize, the Marjorie Rapport Award for Poetry, an Avery Hopwood Award for Nonfiction, and a Roy W. Cowden Memorial Fellowship. She earned her MFA in Poetry from New York University in 2012. She is a 2019 Poets House Fellow, as well as a 2016 & 2018 Home School Fellow. Her work appears in BOMBMichigan Quarterly ReviewThe Southampton ReviewThe Stockholm Review of Literature, and Atlas Review, among others. Sarah is a language lecturer in the Expository Writing Program at New York University, and lives in Manhattan. Her full-length book of poetry, Devil’s Lake, is forthcoming from Tolsun Books.