Sarah Gorham

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Sarah Gorham is the author of four collections of poetry: Bad Daughter (Four Way Books, 2011), The Cure (Four Way Books, 2003),The Tension Zone (Four Way Books, 1996, second edition 1998), andDon’t Go Back to Sleep (Galileo Press, 1989). Individual poems have been published in Best American Poetry, American Poetry Review, Pool, Gettysburg Review, Antaeus, The Nation, Kenyon Review, Paris Review, Open City, Georgia Review, Southern Review, among other places. She also writes essays and they have appeared in Iowa Review, Agni, Quarterly West, Prairie Schooner, Arts & Letters, Real Simple, andPoets and Writers. She received grants and fellowships from the Kentucky, Connecticut, and Delaware State Arts Councils, the Kentucky Foundation for Women, Yaddo, MacDowell, the Vermont Studio Center, and the James Merrill House. In March 1994, Gorham founded Sarabande Books, and serves as its President and Editor-in-Chief. She is the wife of poet Jeffrey Skinner, mother of Laura and Bonnie, and grandmother of Lucille Elizabeth and Josephine Kathryn.