Sarah Fawn Montgomery

Author of Quite Mad and the forthcoming

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


Quite Mad 

A wrenching account of a difficult upbringing and a chaotic brain that will leave readers marveling at the author's endurance.

Kirkus Reviews

Quite Mad is the wakeup call that we need.

The Paris Review

Nothing short of mesmerizing . . . the book contains quiet triumphs and self-discovery, shining with unyielding grace and humor. 

Foreword Reviews



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Sarah Fawn Montgomery is the author of Halfway from Home, forthcoming in November 2022 with Split/Lip Press. She is also the author of Quite Mad: An American Pharma Memoir (The Ohio State University Press, September 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). Her work has been listed as notable in Best American Essays for the last several years, 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 Assistant Professor at Bridgewater State University in Massachusetts.

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