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Sarah Smarsh

Sarah Smarsh

It Happened in Kansas

Outlaw Tales

Waiting Room Cover, Smarsh

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Biography  
          

Sarah Smarsh is the author of two books on Kansas history and editor of an essay collection inspired by the Waiting Room Project, a national feminist-art collaboration on women's health funded. She has written for the Huffington Post, the Pitch and others. Sarah holds an MFA in nonfiction from Columbia University, as well as degrees in journalism and English from the University of Kansas. She has taught journalism and creative nonfiction at Columbia University, Ottawa University and the Lawrence Arts Center and served as associate professor of English at Washburn University. She most recently founded Free State News, a statewide, multimedia storytelling platform harnessing literary nonfiction as means of civic progress and dialogue, which will launch in late 2013. 

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Published Work  
 

A Waiting Room of One's Own: Contexts for the Waiting Room Project (Waiting Room Project, 2012)

It Happened in Kansas: Remarkable Events that Shaped History (Globe Pequot, 2010)

Outlaw Tales of Kansas: True Stories of the Sunflower State's Most Infamous Crooks, Culprits, and Cutthroats (Globe Pequot, 2010)

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Writing Samples  
 

Read A Waiting Room of One's Own: Contexts for the Waiting Room Project in its entirety:  http://data.axmag.com/data/201112/U34093_F65106/index.html

"Betty and Jeannie," a memoir blog http://bettyandjeannie.wordpress.com/

Book review for Columbia Magazine http://magazine.columbia.edu/reviews/spring-2012/linguicide


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Links  
 

Sarah Smarsh's website

Free State News.  

The Waiting Room Project.

Purchase It Happened in Kansas.

Purchase It Happened in Kansas for Kindle.

Purchase Outlaw Tales of Kansas.

Purchase A Waiting Room of One's Own. 

 

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