Sara Schaff

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Sara Schaff is the author of two story collections, The Invention of Love (Split/Lip Press 2020) and Say Something Nice About Me (Augury Books 2016). Her writing has appeared in Kenyon Review Online, Yale Review Online, Gay Magazine, Literary Hub, and elsewhere. Sara has taught creative writing at the University of Michigan, Oberlin College,  St. Lawrence University, and the State University of New York at Plattsburgh. Follow her on Twitter at @schaff_sara and read more of her work at


Cover Photo: Detail from Luke Fildes' "The Doctor" (1891)/Wikimedia Commons
Before the Cure

He’d seen himself as something different then: greater than he was, more worthy of acclaim.

Nov 13, 2020
Cover Photo: Photograph of Thuy-Van Vu, art by Thuy-Van Vu/photo illustration by Matt Ortile
Thuy-Van Vu’s Art Points to the Story Beyond the Subject

As an artist, Vu was looking for a way to represent personal history without feeling like she was “performing otherness.”

Aug 19, 2020