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 Magazine, Tin House Magazine, The Iowa Review, New 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 Lang–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 in New York City public schools and community sites. She designs writing programs and leads a variety of professional development workshops about the teaching of writing for educators.
She is also a writing coach and editor for private clients, many of which have taken from her personal nonfiction writing workshops for women and woman-identifying people called DIVING INTO THE WRECK 1.0 and 2.0. (More info about her DIVING workshops can be found on this website.)
She is currently at work on a collection of personal essays called POINT OF DEPARTURE.