Sarah Wells

Sarah M. Wells is the author of Pruning Burning Bushes (Wipf & Stock, 2012) and a chapbook of poems, Acquiesce (Finishing Line Press, 2009). Sarah’s poetry has been honored with two Pushcart Prize nominations. Her essays, “Country Boys, City Boys” and “Those Summers, These Days” were listed as notable essays in the Best American Essays 2013 and 2012, respectively. Essays by Wells have appeared in Ascent, Brevity, Relief, River Teeth and elsewhere. Her poetry has been known to lurk in bars, coffee shops, and churches, and also literary magazines, the latest forthcoming in The Common, In Touch Magazine, and Poetry East.  Sarah serves as the Administrative Director for the low-residency MFA program at Ashland University and Managing Editor for the Ashland Poetry Press and River Teeth: A Journal of Nonfiction Narrative. She resides in Ashland, Ohio with her husband, Brandon, and their three young children, Lydia, Elvis, and Henry.