Sarah Freligh

Art Discipline: 
Rochester, NY
United States
Dates of Residence: 
Jul 27, 2009 to Aug 7, 2009

Sarah Freligh's short stories and poems have appeared in many literary journals, including ,Cimarron Review, Iowa Woman, Third Coast, Tar River Poetry, Painted Bride Quarterly, and Elysian Fields Quarterly. Sort of Gone, a book of poems that follows the rise and fall of a fictional pitcher named Al Stepansky, was published by Turning Point Books in 2008 and featured on Garrison Keillor's "Writer's Almanac" and on the NPR syndicated show "Only a Game," hosted by Bill Littlefield. Among her awards are a 2009 poetry fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, a poetry grant from the Constance Saltonstall Foundation in 2006, and a grant from the New York State Council for the Arts in 1997. Born and raised in Michigan, Sarah currently teaches at St. John Fisher College in Rochester, New York.