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Readings & Exhibits



Thursday, December 3, 2020, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Poetry Intensive: Poetry Through Food That Inspires
Zoom workshop at the the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan
New York, NY 

August 6, 2020
Conversation and Poetry Reading with Deborah Kolb on Zoom
Complete Video Recording (Stern reading begins at 15:55)
CSAIR Institute

February 13, 2020
Kappock Street Poets
Bronx, NY

August 1, 2019
The Red Room at KGB with New York Writers Workshop
New York, NY

July 27, 2019
Poetry reading with New York Writers Workshop
The 9th Annual New York City Poetry Festival
Colonel’s Row, Governors Island
New York, NY

July 1, 2019
Scribblers on the Roof: Poetry Reading with Jessica Greenbaum
New York, NY

June 8, 2019
Kappock Street Poets and Friends
RiverFestBx 2019
Bronx, NY

May 19, 2019
Bloom Readings
Washington Heights, NY

May 10, 2019
Etz Chaim Synagogue / Maine Jewish Museum
Portland, Maine  

May 1, 2019
Yom Hashoah Commemorative Poetry Event
Complete Video Recording 
(Stern Reading begins at 1:05:26)
Bronx, NY 

March 13, 2019
An Beal Bocht
Poor Mouth Reading Series:
Poetry Reading with Harry Bauld
Bronx, NY 

February 24, 2019
Inquiring Minds Bookstore
New Paltz, NY

January 17, 2019
We Have Been Lucky in the Midst of Misfortune Book Launch
Shakespeare & Co (Upper West Side)
New York, NY 

CSAIR Summer Artist Series
August 3, 2018

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Panther Creek Arts Festival
“But Today Is Different,” collaboration with Visual Artist Mimi Czajka Graminski
West Fulton, NY
May 5, 2018

March 29, 2018 club event flyer (1)

A Night of Poetry with Sarah Stern: Reading and Mini Workshop
March 29, 2018

CSAIR Summer Artist Series
August 4, 2017


Cornelia Street Cafe
Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Finding Inspiration: Poetry Reading and Workshop
Poe Park Visitor Center
March 18, 2017


Puberty Concierge’s Poetry Slam 
Irving Farm Country Roasters
January 28, 2017

2016 Akin Art Exhibit B
HER Stories, A multi-media performance with poetry
Akin Library and Museums
Pawling, NY
October 23, 2016

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But Today Is Different: A Collaboration of Art and Poetry
Reading & Opening with Artist Mimi Czajka Graminski, Joyce Goldstein Gallery
Chatham, New York
August 13, 2016

Poetry Town Hall at the Bronx Zoo, Reading and Workshop
2300 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, New York
May 7, 2016

Her Stories 1a

HER Stories, A multi-media performance with poetry 
April 2, 2016


Cornelia Street Cafe
February 3, 2016

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you are my blue / i am your red: An Art Exhibit with Poetry
(with Artist Mimi Czajka Griminski)
Howland Cultural Center, December 17, 2015
(Closing Reception and Reading)

you are my blue / i am your red: An Art Exhibit with Poetry
(with Artist Mimi Czajka Griminski)
Howland Cultural Center, November 7, 2015
(Opening Reception and Reading)


Cornelia Street Cafe, September 24, 2015

Scribblers on the Roof Reading Series at Ansche Chesed, July 27, 2015

KGB Bar,  June 13, 2015

Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos, April 22, 2015

Poets House,  But Today Is Different Book Launch, November 19, 2014
(This event was made possible in part through the Poets House Literary Partners Program.)

2A NYC, June 30, 2014

The Actors Temple, April 30, 2013

An Beal Bocht, April 29, 2013

Scribblers on the Roof Reading Series at Ansche Chesed, July 9, 2012

Orchard House Cafe, April 20, 2012

Orchard House Cafe, November 9, 2011

CSAIR Reading, September 24, 2011

Cornelia Street Cafe, July 20, 2011

Orchard House Cafe, September 15, 2010

The New York Public Library, Riverdale Branch, January 28, 2010
(“Spare Times, Spoken Word,” The New York Times)

Cornelia Street Cafe, January 21, 2010

Ear Shot Reading Series at Rose Live Music, December 12, 2008

Teachers and Writers Collaborative, September 18, 2008

Uptown Local Reading Series, The New York Public Library, Kingsbridge Branch,  February 22, 2006

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Writer’s Beit Midrash: Zoom Poetry Workshop
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 10:30 am EST

WLCJ Zoom Poetry Workshop
Thursdays, April 23, 30 and May 7, 2020 at 2:00 p.m.

Creative Aging: Exploring Your Story Through Poetry and Prose with Sarah Stern
Mondays, March 9, 16, 23, 30 and April 6, 2020 at 3:00 p.m.
Hudson Park Library
66 Leroy Street
New York, NY  10014

Winter Intensive
Private Poetry Workshop, Tuesdays, January 7, 14, 21, 28, 2020

New York Writers Workshop: POETRY THROUGH INSPIRATION with Sarah Stern 
Goddard Riverside Community Center, Saturday, December 7, 2019, 2:00-5:00 p.m.
The Bernie Wohl Center
647 Columbus Avenue (at 91st Street)
New York, NY  10024

Three-part Poetry Workshop
CSAIR Institute, Thursdays, November 7, 14, & 21, 2019

Spring Intensive
Private Poetry WorkshopMondays,  May 13, 20, & June 3, 10, 2019

Winter Intensive
Private Poetry WorkshopMondays,  January 7, 14, 28, & February 4, 2019

Two-part Poetry Workshop
CSAIR Institute, Tuesdays, October 23 & 30, 2018

Three-part Poetry Workshop
CSAIR Institute, February 1, 8, 15, 2018

Two-part Poetry Workshop
CSAIR Institute, April 19 & 26, 2017

Finding Inspiration: Poetry Reading and Workshop
Poe Park Visitor Center, 2640 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10458
Saturday, March 18, 2017

Two-part Poetry Workshop: What Makes A Poem?
CSAIR Institute, March 14 & 21, 2016

Poetry Writing Workshop with BRIO winner Sarah Stern
Hostos Community College, January 21 & 28, 2012

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A Literary Springboard
Barnard Magazine, Summer 2019

Poet looks to past for future inspiration
The Riverdale Press, May 16, 2019

Jewish Book Carnival, May 2019

Write Me Commemorative Poetry Event
BRONXNET, May 1, 2019

Author and Poet Sarah Stern to Speak at Etz Chaim, “Around the Peninsula”
Up Portland: Downtown Portland’s Newspaper, May 2019

Book Q&A with Deborah Kalb: Q&A with Sarah Stern,, April 30, 2019

Conversation with Poets in Observance of Holocaust Remembrance DayPressenza International News Agency, April 27, 2019

Sunday Sentence, February 17, 2019,

Recently Received and Recommended Books, Valapraiso Poetry Review, Volume XX

Shakespeare & Co. Upcoming Events, I Love The Upper West Side

New Poetry Book, Columbia Journalism School Alumni Newsletter

Club KRVC with Poet Sarah Stern, KRVC News

BRIO Awards, Poets & Writers Magazine (July/August 2017)

Poetry and the Creative Process, The New York Blueprint


Bronx Council on the Arts’ BRIO Awards, Bronx Times

25 Bronx Residents Pick Up BRIO Distinctions, Norwood News

Bronx Artists–On Display and Getting Their Due, Liz Daly’s Culture Desk

$75,000 to Be Awarded to 25 Bronx Artists in 2016 BRIO Awards of Bronx Council on the Arts,

Poetry Town Hall at the Bronx Zoo,  Members’ News: Wildlife Conservation Society

Poetry melds with art at Howland Cultural Center, Poughkeepsie Journal

Poets and Artists Join Forces for Exhibit,

Howland Cultural Center, A Little Beacon Blog



Local poet explores aging, loss in new book, The Riverdale Press

The Pleasures of Reading, Listening, and Viewing in 2014, Aquaduct Press

She’s a poet and they know it, The Riverdale Press

Poets and Poetry Lovers Gathered April 30 to Explore The American Dream, Jewish Currents

Bronx Recognizes Its Own musicians, writers and artists, The Riverdale Press

Poetry Writing Workshop with BRIO Winner Sarah Stern,

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