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Sarah Stern

Current City, State, Country

New York, New York, USA

Birth City, State, Country

New York, New York, USA


Sarah Stern is the author of three poetry books—We Have Been Lucky in the Midst of Misfortune (Kelsay Books, Aldrich Press, 2018), But Today Is Different (Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2014), and Another Word For Love (Finishing Line Press, 2011). She is a five-time winner of the Bronx Council on the Arts BRIO Poetry Award, a recipient of two Pushcart Prize nominations, and several Poets & Writers‘ Readings & Workshops Grants.

Stern is also on the faculty of the New York Writers Workshop and has taught poetry workshops at, among others, the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan, the New York Public Library, CSAIR Adult Learning Institute, Hostos Community College, the Bronx Zoo, Edgar Allan Poe Visitor Center, and privately. Sarah Stern is the founder of SDGS Solutions, a communications and marketing consultancy. She has worked in communications at universities, cultural centers, and think tanks. She graduated from Barnard College and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.

Published Works

We Have Been Lucky in the Midst of Misfortune (Kelsay Books, 2018)
But Today Is Different (Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2014)
Another Word for Love (Finishing Line Press, 2011)

Author Site

Links to Sample Works

Video Reading

Current Title

Faculty Member/ New York Writers Workshop, Founder/ SDGS Solutions


Barnard College, BA
Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, MS

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