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 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. Sarah designs writing programs and leads a variety of professional development workshops about the teaching of writing for educators. She is also an editor for private clients. 

She makes collages, a few of which can be found on this website*, and is currently at work on a collection of personal essays called POINT OF DEPARTURE. 

*black and white photo of Dohrmann by Robert Stevens