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Slim Confessions: The Universe as a Spider or Spit, won the Noemi Press Book Award for Prose (2021) and was Longlisted for the Tarpaulin Sky Book Award.

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Bright Archive, a collection of visual essays from Rescue Press (2020) was the winner of the 2020 Big Other Award in Nonfiction,  a finalist for a 2020 CLMP Firecracker Award in Nonfiction, and a finalist for the 2020 Johnson Award. 

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The Persistence of the Bonyleg: Annotated, a winner of the Essay Press Digital Chapbook Contest (2016), selected by Joseph Harrington, published via open access through Essay Press

essays, poems + short fiction


The winner of the 2018 Barthelme Prize in short prose, Sarah Minor's writing has appeared in places like The Atlantic, LongformGulf Coast, Mid-American ReviewThe Cincinnati Review, ConjunctionsDenver Quarterly, Tupelo QuarterlyThe Normal School, TerritoryFairytale Review, Passages North, Hotel Amerika, PANK, Black Warrior Review, Diagram, Proximity, New Ohio Review, Complete Sentence, Construction, and Seneca Review.


Her essays have been collected in A Harp in the Stars: An Anthology of Lyric EssaysAdvanced Creative Nonfiction: A Writer’s Guide and AnthologyWelcome to the Neighborhood, an Anthology, selected for Best Experimental Writing 2019and named a notable in Best American Essays

critical + craft writing

"Nonfiction's Liquid State" appeared at Full Stop. "Space is Time" was a keynote talk for the 2020 Creative Writing Studies Organization Conference. "Looking While Reading: Visual Text and Decentered Form" appeared in The Journal of Creative writing Studies, "What Quilting and Embroidery Can Teach us About Narrative Form" appeared at LitHub, "Towards Another Video Essay" and "Recovering from Descent" appeared at Essay Daily.

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