Sarah Gerard

Instructor & Writer
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Sarah Gerard is the author of the essay collection Sunshine State and the novel Binary Star, which NPR calls “a hard, harrowing look into inner space.” She writes a monthly column on artists' notebooks for Hazlitt.


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Cover Photo: Eileen Myles, 2010. photo kellywritershouse
Making It New

“Was it okay to write about keeping a notebook when Joan Didion already did that? Or puberty? Or anorexia?”

May 13, 2016
Cover Photo: Henry de Saussure Copeland
This Far

The night before our class, nine people were shot to death in Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina. I suddenly felt ill-equipped to lead the discussion.

Sep 09, 2015