Sarah Jefferis

Sarah Jefferis

Sarah Jefferis is an author, editor, and speaker. Through her consultant business, Write. Now., Sarah serves as a 1:1 writing coach for graduate students, and for writers who need assistance at any stage of the process and across multiple disciplines and genres. She designs generative workshops on the creative process and the importance of vulnerability, as well as subject-specific writing workshops that empower mothers to honor their artistic spirit and develop confident voices. She offers poetry readings on surviving sexual assault, and on trusting the writing process as a tool to speak out and effect change. Sarah holds an MA in Creative Writing and Literature from Hollins University, an MFA in Poetry from Cornell University and a PhD in Creative Writing from SUNY Binghamton. Her most recent poetry collection, What Enters the Mouth, was published in February 2017 by Standing Stone Books. It was praised by Ansel Elkins, author of Blue Yodel, who wrote “these are fearless poems