“'The Truth' and 'first time': Two Prompts that Invite Emotion and Reflection,” Spellbound: The Art of Teaching Poetry. New York: Teachers & Writers Collaborative, forthcoming January 2019.

"After: Life," personal essay, EXQUISITE: An anthology of writing by the winners of the Sarah Verdone Writing Award from the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, March 2018.

Letter From Morocco: "Lost Girls: Women, sex, and the Arab Spring," long-form essay, Harper's Magazine, November 2015 (Vol. 331, No. 1986).

"How Dairy Can Help You Find a Husband," essay, OZY, November 2015.

"What We Want Is Your Boy," essay, Tin House, September 2015 (No. 65). 

"On Swimming," essay, Some Call It Ballin', Issue 2, Spring/Summer 2014.

"Who Could Insist?" essay, LUMINA Journal, Volume XIII, Spring 2014.

"Because Poems: Teaching Ross Gay's 'The Truth'," essay, Teachers & Writers Magazine; Spring 2012 (Vol. 43, No. 3).

"If You Smoke Cigarettes in Public, You Are a Prostitute: Women and Prostitution in Morocco," essay in collaboration with photographer Tiana Markova-Gold, TIME LightBox; November 15, 2011.

"Point of Departure," essay, The Iowa Review; Fall 2011.

"The Point: Teaching, Writing, and Feeling the Heat," essay, Teachers & Writers Magazine; Spring 2010 (Vol. 41, No. 3).

"Go Ahead Gourmand, Lick Your Plate," cultural commentary, The Best of Bad Idea, Portico Books, 2008, London.


"Is It Ethical to Visit a Country With Human Rights Violations?" Condé Nast Traveler, October 6, 2017 (online).

"The Radical Way Women Running for Office Are Being Trained to Fight Sexism in Trump's America," Bustle, August 11, 2017.

"Life in Paris, 3 Months After the Attacks" :: "I Wrote a Song So the Attacks Will Not Be Forgotten: Interview with Axiom, a Rapper in the 11th Arrondissement" and "Where People Went to Clear Their Minds: Seymour+," New York magazine, February 8, 2016.

"The Report of Print's Death Is Greatly Exaggerated," The New York Observer, October 6, 2015.

"Bedeviled Bling: Think Twice If You Get These Damned Gems," The New York Observer, September 9, 2015.

"Older Students Major in Career Change," The New York Observer, "Educated Observer" special issue, April 15, 2015.

"The Americans at the Villa: A Lunch With This Year's Rome Prize Winners," Q&A with artist Cynthia Madansky, The Cut, New York (online), October 2, 2014.

"Meet the Activist-Minded New York Artist Who Wallpapers Dumpsters All Over Rome," Q&A with artist C. Finley, The Cut, New York (online), September 26, 2014.


"Many Times Their Raging Hearts," short story, Joyland Retro 4 ("best of" print edition), June 2014.

"Many Times Their Raging Hearts," short story, Joyland Magazine; February 2013.

"How to Go Bankrupt," short story, The Simon Magazine; October 2002.

"Aloha Frenchman," short story,; Summer 2002 (Issue No. 9).


"Tunneling," prose poem, Dream Closet: Meditations on Childhood Space, edited by Matthew Burgess, Secretary Press, November 2015.

"Whether Love is Parallel or Perpendicular," poem, jdbrecords blog, April 16, 2014.


"Conversations: Sarah Dohrmann Interviews Catherine Lacey," NYFA Current (online), December 16, 2015.

"Falling Into the Unknown: An Interview With Quintan Ana Wikswo, Author of The Hope of Floating Has Carried Us This Far," Electric Literature (online), August 11, 2015.

Featured: "Featured Interview from IAP Newsletter: Sarah Dohrmann," NYFA Current (online) and the Con Edison Immigrant Artist Newsletter (print), March 2015 (Issue No. 67).

"Two Essays for Community Poem Projects," article, Teachers & Writers Magazine, Fall 2012 (Vol. 44, No. 1).

"An Interview with Verlyn Klinkenborg," interview, Teachers & Writers Magazine, Fall 2012 (Vol. 44, No. 1).

Featured: "Report: Writer and Photographer // Tiana Markova-Gold & Sarah Dohrmann," interview + visual collages, British Journal of Photography, Spring 2012 (iPad Issue #3).

"Dohrmann In [Between] Morocco," Bad Idea [England], travel blog, 2007-2008.