About the Author
SARAH KAIN GUTOWSKI is the author of The Familiar (forthcoming Spring 2024, Texas Review Press) and Fabulous Beast: Poems (Texas Review Press), winner of the 14th annual National Indies Excellence Award for Poetry, runner-up for the 2018 X.J. Kennedy Prize, and a 2019 Foreword INDIES Finalist. She is the recipient of a 2022 Stiwdio Maelor artist's residency in Wales, U.K., and has attended the Bread Loaf Writers Conference in Sicily, Western Michigan University’s Prague Summer Program, and the Southampton Writers Conference Script Development Lab. She holds an MFA in poetry from New York University and a BA in English and Mass Communications from James Madison University.
Her writing has been published in various print and online journals, including The Threepenny Review, So To Speak: A Feminist Journal of Language and Art, Painted Bride Quarterly, The Gettysburg Review, Verse Daily, and The Southern Review.
She lives on the south shore of Long Island with her husband and their circus of children and dogs, and teaches writing and literature on the Eastern Campus of Suffolk County Community College.