Sarah Maclay

In addition to Ploughshares, Sarah Maclay’s poems, essays and reviews have also appeared in American Poetry Review, FIELD, Pool, Swink, The Writer’s Chronicle, Hotel Amerika, Lyric, Ninth Letter, The Journal, The Laurel Review, Washington Square, The Los Angeles Review, Solo, ZYZZYVA,, Cider Press Review, Runes and numerous other publications including Poetry International, where she serves as book review editor. Whore, her debut full-length, received the Tampa Review Prize for Poetry. She also received a Special Mention in The Pushcart Prize XXXI, and was a recent recipient of the Albert and Elaine Borchard Fellowship. The author of three chapbooks, Ice from the Belly (FarStarFire Press), Shadow of Light (Inevitable Press), and Weeding the Duchess (Black Stone Press), she co-edited the anthology Echo 6 8 1 for Beyond Baroque, where she has been a poet in residence and periodically conducts workshops. A Montana native, she received degrees from Oberlin College and Vermont College. She is currently a visiting assistant professor at Loyola Marymount University.

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