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Sarah McKinstry-Brown

Sarah McKinstry-Brown is the author of Cradling Monsoons (Blue Light Press, 2010) and This Bright Darkness (Black Lawrence Press, 2019). Born and raised in Albuquerque, Sarah is the recipient of a Tennessee Williams Scholarship in Poetry from the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, two Nebraska Book Awards, and an Academy of American Poets Prize. Her poems appear in RATTLERuminateSmartish Pace, Sugar House Review, West Virginia’s Standardized testsand elsewhere.

An editorial board member for Spark Wheel Press, Sarah is the proud founder, curator, and host of feedback at KANEKO, an interactive literary reading series. She lives in Omaha with the poet Matt Mason and their two beautiful, feisty daughters. To learn more about Sarah go to hellosmb.com.

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