sarahHeadshot_Option2_SQUARE.jpgSarah Haas is a literary nonfiction writer living off-grid in New Mexico, where the forest intersects the desert. Her recent essays and criticism have appeared in Literary Hub, Longreads, The Rumpus, Adroit Journal, and Tupelo Quarterly, among others. Her first book, Where I Lived & What I Lived For, is an auto-theoretical and impressionistic memoir  considering her life off-grid as a woman becoming a wife becoming a mother.

Sarah is now working on three other books, On Jealousy (a narrative of romantic jealousy that explores themes of photography, commerce, and French philosophies of ressentiment), Labor & Delivery (an experimental book length essay in erasure), and a picture book. 

Before her turn to literary nonfiction, Sarah worked as a features journalist and columnist for Boulder Weekly and The Mountain Ear, where she received the Colorado Press Association’s Award for editorial excellence. With an MBA and BFA, she has also worked as an assistant to fine artists, a carpenter’s apprentice, a horse-caretaker, a homeless shelter food programs manager, a farm manager, a baker, and a diner waitress. 

She is represented by Mina Hamedi at Janklow & Nesbit Associates.