Sarah Pemberton Strong

Novelist and Poet

Sarah Pemberton Strong is the author of a poetry collection, Tour of the Breath Gallery, winner of the 2013 Walt McDonald First-Book Prize, and two novels, The Fainting Room (Ig Publishing, 2013) and Burning the Sea (Alyson, 2002). Her poems have appeared in many journals, including The Southern Review, Poetry Daily, Rattle, and The Sun. She is the recipient of a Promise Award from the Sustainable Arts Foundation, the Elizabeth Matchett Stover Award from Southwest Review, and her work has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Sarah teaches writing at Quinnipiac University and also teaches intensive poetry workshops online.