Sarah Stern is the author of 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). Books are also available on Bookshop, Amazon, and other sites. Read Calyx and Jewish Week reviews, a Riverdale Press profile, and a Q&A with DeborahKalbBooks. Hear some of her poems at youtube.com/@sarahstern3.
She is now teaching a six-week poetry workshop, Discovering Your Poem’s True Intention: Inspiration and Revision, at the Manhattan JCC, Tuesdays, November 8-December 13, 2022, 7:00-9:00 pm EST. She will also be teaching a three-week poetry workshop using food as inspiration on Wednesdays, December 7, 14, 21, 7:00-8:00 pm, EST. Poetry Through Food That Inspires is FREE. Register here.
Stern was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in 2019 and 2018. She is a five-time winner of the Bronx Council on the Arts’ BRIO Award for Poetry. She was short-listed for Ireland’s Fish Poetry Prize; a finalist for the Dora and Alexander Raynes Poetry Prize; and received Honorable Mentions from the Anna Davidson Rosenberg Awards and Lilith’s Poetry Prize.
Her poems have appeared in magazines, anthologies and online, most recently in Clockhouse, Epiphany, The Man Who Ate His Book: The Best of ducts.org, Dash, East on Central, FreeFall, The American Dream Anthology, The New Verse News, Rise Up Review, Swwim Every Day, What Rough Beast, The Woven Tale Press, and Verse Daily. Visit her Artistic Resume. She graduated from Barnard College and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.