About

SMW-2016-IMG_5450-tighter-cropSarah Marie Wells is the author of a novella-length essay, The Valley of Achor, available on Kindle, a collection of poems, Pruning Burning Bushes (Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2012), and a chapbook of poems, Acquiesce, winner of the 2008 Starting Gate Award (Finishing Line Press, 2009). Poems and essays by Wells have appeared recently in Ascent, Brevity, Full Grown People, Hippocampus Review, The Pinch, River Teeth, Rock & Sling, Under the Gum Tree, and elsewhere.

Sarah’s work has been honored with four Pushcart Prize nominations. Her essays have been listed as Notable Essays in The Best American Essays 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015.

She recently completed a memoir/essay collection about love and attention, marriage, parenting, and desire titled American Honey. Her family devotional will be published by Discovery House Publishers Fall 2018.

Sarah serves as the Director of Content Marketing at Spire Advertising and as Associate Editor for River Teeth: A Journal of Nonfiction Narrative. She blogs regularly for Our Daily Bread Ministries’s website, Off the Page. She resides in Akron, Ohio with her husband, Brandon, and their three young children, Lydia, Elvis, and Henry.
Sarah is represented by literary agent Rachelle Gardner at Books & Such.

4 thoughts on “About

  1. note you just ‘won’ PR at Rattle this week… my poem was declined in favor of yours, and I’d just like to say, thanks: for such an excellent poem. it moved me.

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