Headshot of Sarah Z. Sleeper.
Sarah Z. Sleeper

Sarah’s debut novel, Gaijin, came out in 2020 to glowing reviews. Her short story, A Few Innocuous Lines, won an award from Writer’s Digest. Her non-fiction essay, On Getting Vivian, was published in The Shanghai Literary Review. Her poetry was published in A Year in Ink and Painters & Poets, and exhibited at the Bellarmine Museum. Prior to completing her MFA in 2012, she had a twenty-year career as a business writer and won three journalism awards. She’s currently working on new ekphrastic poetry and her second novel. More info at SarahZSleeper.com.