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Sarah Fawn Montgomery

Author of Quite Mad and the latest collection

Halfway From Home



Halfway From Home


Leaving Tracks: A Prairie Guide


Quite Mad: An American Pharma Memoir


The Astronaut Checks His Watch


Regenerate: Poems of Mad Women


Halfway From Home 

“Every page contains stunning details, often rendered in sensuous language . . . An accomplished collection of thoughtful meditations on home, nature, and family.”

Foreword Reviews

“Simultaneously beautiful and tragic, nostalgic and despondent…Brilliant.”

Kirkus Reviews

“Insights, discovery, longing and revelation that is rooted in archaeology, geology, and the world of nature . . . one of the most compelling collections this year.”

Midwest Book Reviews

In The Press


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Sarah Fawn Montgomery is the author of Halfway from Home (Split/Lip Press, 2022), Quite Mad: An American Pharma Memoir (The Ohio State University Press, 2018) and the poetry chapbooks Regenerate: Poems of Mad Women (Dancing Girl Press, 2017), Leaving Tracks: A Prairie Guide (Finishing Line Press, 2017), and The Astronaut Checks His Watch (Finishing Line Press, 2014). She also has a craft book on unlearning the ableist workshop and developing a disabled writing practice forthcoming with Sundress Publications and a short collection of flash nonfiction forthcoming with Harbor Editions. Her work has been listed as notable in Best American Essays many times, and her poetry and prose have appeared in Brevity, Crab Orchard Review, DIAGRAM, Electric Literature, LitHub, New England Review, The Normal School, Passages North, Poetry Foundation, The Rumpus, Southeast Review, Terrain, and numerous other journals and anthologies. She holds an MFA in creative writing from California State University-Fresno and a PhD in English in creative writing from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She is an Associate Professor at Bridgewater State University in Massachusetts.

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