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, 2015, 2017, and 2018. She is a 2018 recipient of an Ohio Individual Excellence Award from the Ohio Arts Council.
Sarah M. Wells is the author of The Family Bible Devotional: Stories from the Bible to Help Kids and Parents Engage and Love Scripture; a novella-length essay, The Valley of Achor, available on Kindle; a collection of poems, Pruning Burning Bushes; and a chapbook of poems, Acquiesce, winner of the 2008 Starting Gate Award. 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 serves as the Director of Content Marketing at Spire Advertising and as Associate Editor for River Teeth: A Journal of Nonfiction Narrative. She resides in Ashland, 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.