Photo by Talya Chalef

Photo by Talya Chalef

SARAH SALA is a poet and educator with roots in Brooklyn, Michigan. Her debut poetry collection, Devil’s Lake, was recently named a finalist for the 2017 Subito Press Book Prize, and 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. 

Sarah's awards and honors include: an Academy of American Poets 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, and is a 2016 Home School Fellow.

She is the founder of the free poetry workshop, Office Hours, which fosters community among adjunct instructors. She reads poetry for Epiphany Magazine and co-produces AmpLit Fest in conjunction with Summer on the Hudson. Her poems appear in Wreck ParkAtlas Review, and The Stockholm Review of Literature, among others. Write to her at rowerpoet@gmail.com.