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Jo Sarzotti

Jo Sarzotti is the author of two books of poems, Mother Desert (Bakeless Prize winner, Graywolf Press 2012) and Waiting for Achilles (Black Lawrence Press). Her work has appeared in PloughsharesSouthwest Review, Radar, Tupelo QuarterlyDenver QuarterlyAlaska QuarterlyNorth American ReviewPerihelionBorderlands, and in the anthologies The Traveler’s Vade Mecum (Red Hen Press 2016) and Poem-a-Day: 365 Poems for Every Occasion (Abrams 2015)She lives in New York City where she directs the Liberal Arts Department at The Juilliard School and hosts the Three Muses Reading Series.