Profile

Natasha Sajé is the author of five books of poems: The Future Will Call You Something Else (forthcoming Tupelo, 2022); Vivarium (Tupelo, 2014); Bend (Tupelo, 2004); Red Under the Skin (Pittsburgh, 1994); and a chapbook, Special Delivery (Diode Editions, 2021). Her prose books are a postmodern poetry handbook, Windows and Doors: A Poet Reads Literary Theory (Michigan, 2014) and a memoir-in-essays, Terroir: Love, Out of Place (Trinity, 2020).

Her honors include the Robert Winner and the Alice Fay di Castagnola Awards from the Poetry Society of America, the 2002 Campbell Corner Poetry Prize, a Fulbright Scholarship to Slovenia, and a Camargo Fellowship in France. Terroir: Love, Out of Place was a finalist for Pen, Lambda, and Foreword awards. Sajé has been teaching in the Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA in Writing program since 1996, and is a professor of English at Westminster College in Salt Lake City, where she directs the Weeks Poetry Series.

Education

PhD - English | University of Maryland

MA - Writing | Johns Hopkins

BA - English | University of Virginia

Adam McOmber

Faculty, MFA in Writing [fiction/hybrid forms]; Editor in Chief, Hunger Mountain Review

Sue William Silverman

Faculty, MFA in Writing [CNF/poetry/hybrid forms]; Postgraduate Writers' Conference

Harrison Candelaria Fletcher

Faculty, MFA in Writing [CNF]

Tarfia Faizullah

Faculty, MFA in Writing [poetry]

Melissa Faliveno

Faculty, MFA in Writing [CNF]

Nance Van Winckel

Faculty, MFA in Writing [fiction/poetry]