About

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

Sarah's work has appeared in Harper'sTin HouseThe Iowa ReviewNew York, Joyland, and the New York Observer, among others. 

Sarah has been a Fulbright fellow, a New York Foundation for the Arts fellow, a two-time Jerome Foundation Travel and Study grantee, and a Workspace writer-in-residence at the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC). She was a Tuition Scholar for Nonfiction Literature at the 2016 Bread Loaf Writers' Conference at Middlebury College. She received the 2015 Sarah Verdone Writing Award from LMCC, and was co-recipient, with photographer Tiana Markova-Gold, of the 2010 Dorothea Lange-Paul Taylor Prize from the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University for their joint project on women and prostitution in Morocco. 

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 program, in Sarah Lawrence College's Writing Institute and Special Programs, and as a writer-in-residence with Teachers & Writers Collaborative in New York City public schools. Sarah designs writing programs and leads a variety of professional development workshops about the teaching of writing for educators. She is also a communications consultant and editor for private clients. 

Sarah makes collages, a few of which can be found on this website, and is currently at work on a memoir called POINT OF DEPARTURE.