About

SARAH DOHRMANN is a Brooklyn-based writer of literary nonfiction. She was born and raised in Iowa.

Sarah's work has appeared in Harper's MagazineTin House MagazineThe Iowa ReviewNew York, Bustle, Condé Nast Traveler, and the New York Observer, among others.

She has received writing grants and awards from Fulbright (Morocco), the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Jerome Foundation, the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, and the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University (Dorothea Lange–Paul Taylor Prize). She received her MFA from the Graduate Writing Program at Sarah Lawrence College.

Sarah writes freelance articles and publishes interviews covering women, travel, education, arts education, and contemporary literature. She teaches writing in New York University's Liberal Studies Core Program, in Sarah Lawrence College's Writing Institute and Special Programs, and as a writer-in-residence with Teachers & Writers Collaborative (T&W) in New York City public schools and community sites. As a writer with T&W, she is currently serving as the Creative Writing Specialist at Mount Sinai Kravis Children’s Hospital in Manhattan, where she works bedside with pediatric patients.

Sarah is also a writing coach and editor for private clients, many of whom have taken her personal nonfiction writing workshops for women and woman-identifying people called DIVING INTO THE WRECK. More info about her DIVING workshops can be found on this website.

And by some miracle she is damn-near finished with her collection of personal essays called POINT OF DEPARTURE. 

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