Sara London is the author of Upkeep (Four Way Books, 2019), winner of the Sheila Margaret Motton Book Prize, selected by the New England Poetry Club Board. Her previous collection of poetry is The Tyranny of Milk (Four Way Books, 2010). Her poems have appeared in such venues as The Hudson Review, Poetry East, The Iowa Review, the Poetry Daily anthology, AGNI Online and elsewhere. She is also the author of two children’s books, Firehorse Max (HarperCollins) and The Good Luck Glasses (Scholastic). Her many reviews of children’s books have appeared in The New York Times Book Review. Recently a Visiting Assistant Professor of English at Mount Holyoke College, she has previously taught at Amherst College, and is currently at Smith College. She is the poetry editor at The Woven Tale Press magazine.
Sara was born in San Francisco, and grew up in California and Burlington, Vermont. After earning an M.F.A. at The University of Iowa, she worked as an editor in New York and later as a journalist on Cape Cod. She wrote her first children’s books while living in Provincetown, and now resides in western Massachusetts, with her husband, writer Dean Albarelli.
See interview with Literary North, September 2019.