Sara’s Writing


XO (forthcoming)
What Shines from It: Stories
~Winner of the Electric Book Award
~Finalist, Molly Ivors Prize for Fiction
~Semi-finalist, Press 53 Award for Short Fiction

Short Fiction

Read online:
MIA” at Meetinghouse
Littles” at Paper Darts
~Selected for Wigleaf‘s Top 50 Very Short Fictions 2020
Gone” at apt
Pepper Crab” at Luna Luna
Falling Is Like This” at Lunch Ticket
Knock-Knock” at Bartleby Snopes

Stories have also appeared in So to Speak, WomanArts Quarterly, Rock & Sling, Meat for Tea, Crossed Out, Wilde Magazine, Glitterwolf, and others.

Narrative Essays

Read online:
Kudos, I’m Yours!” at Autofocus
XO” at Split Lip Magazine
Batter” at Gravel
The Infidel Approaches Grace” at Hobart
Element” at Prick of the Spindle


Read online:
Ore” at Claw & Blossom


“Blazing Stars” in Water: Selkies, Sirens, and Sea Monsters
“Syrinx” in She’s Lost Control
“I Knew What I Was Giving Up” in Dear John, I Love Jane: Women Write about Leaving Men for Women
“Current” in Best Lesbian Romance 2014

Book Reviews & Author Interviews

You can find my book reviews and author interviews and profiles at Lambda LiteraryBitch Media, BustleWBUR, The Rumpus, The Establishment, Bust Magazine, Curve Magazine, Tupelo Quarterly, Colorado Review, and elsewhere.


Writing Dialogue | Pioneer Valley Writers’ Workshop
Episode #29 | In Her Room, hosted by Sara Blackthorne
A Taste of the Writer’s Life” | Documentary film by Lexi Marsh