Sarah DeCorla-Souza

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Author's Bio

My poetry has appeared in Innisfree, Imitation Fruit, Epiphany, JMWW, Conte, Visions International, Dappled Things, and Angel Face. I graduated in 2002 from the University of Mary Washington with a B.A. in English. In 2004 I attended the Jenny McKean Moore workshop in poetry at Georgetown University. I live in Alexandria, Virginia with my husband and children, where I work as a graphic designer for a technology company.

Publications and Prizes

Journal

Visions International
JMWW
Conte
Dappled Things
Angel Face
Innisfree
Visions International
Dappled Things
Dappled Things
Innisfree
Dappled Things
Epiphany
Epiphany
Epiphany

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Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings? 
Yes
Travels for readings? 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Alexandria, VA
Raised in: 
Springfield, VA

Personal Favorites

Favorite Books:
The Poisonwood Bible, Mariette in Ecstasy, Pilgrim at Tinker Creek, Anne of Green Gables, Emily of New Moon, The Kite Runner, She's Come Undone
Favorite Authors:
Billy Collins, Claudia Emerson, Elizabeth Bishop, Franz Wright, Luci Shaw, Mary Karr, Mary Oliver, Rainer Maria Rilke, Annie Dillard, Barbara Kingsolver, L.M. Montgomery, Ron Hansen

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Listing last updated: March 11, 2013.

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