Sari Botton

Instructor & Writer
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Sari Botton is a writer and editor living in Kingston, New York. She is the former Essays Editor for Longreads, and edited the award-winning anthology "Goodbye to All That: Writers on Loving and Leaving NY" and its New York Times-Bestselling follow-up, "Never Can Say Goodbye: Writers on Their Unshakable Love for NY." She teaches at Catapult and in the MFA program at Bay Path University. In the past she has taught in the journalism department at SUNY at Albany and the adult education program at SUNY Ulster.

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Cover Photo: Illustration by Meryl Rowin for Catapult
The Summer I Became a Thief

Sometimes I thought of it as war reparations. On the outwardly civil but quietly vicious battlefield of my parents’ divorce, I had been the clear loser.

Apr 29, 2019